TITLE

Case renews call for pension changes

AUTHOR(S)
Kucinichi, Jackie
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hill;6/7/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 67, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25413897

 

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