IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… Senator Rick Scott Leads Colleagues in Urging Congressional Leadership to Pass No Budget, No Pay

December 16, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, Senator Rick Scott and Senator Kyrsten Sinema led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Congressional leadership urging them to pass No Budget, No Pay to prevent members of Congress from getting paid if they don’t pass a budget.

Read more in the Fox Business article, Lawmakers from both parties rally around 'no budget no pay' ahead of deadline:

“Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are once again rallying around the idea of ‘no budget, no pay’ before a stopgap spending bill expires on Friday.

Scott urged his fellow lawmakers to pass "No Budget, No Pay" legislation in a Fox News op-ed written with Republican Sens. Steve Daines, of Montana, and Mike Braun, of Indiana, last week.

"’If Congress can’t do its most basic task, then members of Congress shouldn’t get a paycheck,’ they wrote. ‘Not only is this common sense, it's moving through Congress with bipartisan support. It was approved by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee in June, and is included as part of the End Government Shutdowns Act…’”

Read the full article in Fox Business HERE.