Friday, January 23, 2015
UPDATE: On the Matter of Per Diems, Scott Krug Breaks His Promise
Again. He collects another $6,512 in 2014.
[Original 4/7/2014 post begins here.]
Boxed quote is from State lawmakers' per diem claims topped $1.1M in 2013. (Wisconsin State Journal, 4/6/2014)
One of a number of benefits. Per diems are meant to cover food and lodging costs while lawmakers are in Madison doing state business. Those who live in Dane County can claim $44 a day while those from outside Dane County receive $88 a day. The amounts are on top of legislators’ nearly $50,000 annual salary.