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Our Government Representatives Should Not Give Themselves Raises

Petition published by Emma on Dec 01, 2011
9 Signatures 
Target: United States of America

Petition Background (Preamble):

Where as our congress persons and/or government representatives have voted themselves raises, insurance benefits and retirement benefits that are not consistent with the average American citizen.

Where as our congress persons and/or government representatives are not representing the average American citizen but have apparently sold themselves to the highest bidder.

Petition:

We the American citizens declare that there is a two term limit for all government offices.

We set a salary cap for the President at $50,000.00. We set a salary cap for all other congress persons and/or government representatives at $45,000.00.
This salary cap is to be tied directly to the minimum wage law and can not be raised independently of minimum wages.

The only way our government representatives can raise their salaries is if that proposition is put on the ballet at the time of the Presidential Elections so that all citizens can vote on this matter. There is to be no special insurance provided for our congress people that is not also available for the American people. There is to be no special retirement plans for our congress people. Their Social Security is to be figured just like the American people's retirement is figured.

Our government representatives may not find employment with any lobbying company or major company that has had a history of lobbying our government for 10 years after leaving the service of our government.

The Our Government Representatives Should Not Give Themselves Raises petition to United States of America was written by Emma and is in the category Government at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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