Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri said she's planning to introduce a bill that would cut pay for members of Congress if federal employees are furloughed because of the so-called “sequestration,” or across-the-board spending cuts.
The bill calls for a reduction in Congressional salaries once federal furloughs begin. As the sequestration goes into effect, many federal workers are expected to be subject to furloughs because Congress and the White House did not reach an agreement on a deficit reduction plan.
A group of Democratic State Senators is blocking a bill that would redefine Missouri’s workplace discrimination standards. They believe the bill will undo nearly a half-century of civil rights progress.
They were discovered Tuesday outside the offices of five Democratic State Senators and one Republican House Member. Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal of St. Louis County says someone planted two stickers outside her office: