Case renews call for pension changes

Kucinichi, Jackie
June 2007
Hill;6/7/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 67, p8
The article reports that the controversy involving U.S. Congressman William Jefferson has renewed the call for a measure that would strip any lawmaker convicted of felony of his pension benefits. Senator Joe Lieberman is pushing for provision that would revoke the congressional pension of lawmakers if convicted with felony. There are at least 20 former members of Congress who were convicted of felony that receive their monthly pension checks.


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