Higher Pay For Kansas Politicos?!?

Salaries for elected office are always a touchy subject and Republicans are required to back track on a great deal of their own rhetoric in order to secure competitive wages . . . Here's a peek at some of the sausage-making in action . . . Check-it:

The Legislative Compensation Commission tasked with deciding on legislative pay raises is comprised entirely of men who are current or former legislators, hold other political offices or are lobbyists.

Much of the impetus behind raising legislative pay is the argument that it would allow for a more representative government.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Top Kansas lawmakers back pay raises - but not enough to incentivize career politicians

Kansas legislators are paid poorly. Top lawmakers will back a pay raise from a compensation commission if it doesn't incentivize career politicians.