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Monday, March 7, 2011

Marion Berry gives $250,000 to staff

Posted By on Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Interesting article in the Wall Street Journal today. About departing members of Congress who divvied up surplus office funds in the form of pay increases or bonuses before they left office.

One of the big givers was an unapologetic outgoing U.S. Rep. Marion Berry who divided up about $250,000 among 18 staff members. In Berry's case, his fourth quarter 2010 payroll jumped 117 percent to accommodate the raises.

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