A Cure for Washington’s Dysfunction? No Budget, No Pay!


Today if you look up the word “dysfunctional,” you just might find a picture of Congress, according to some of the institution’s biggest critics who say it’s time for a major overhaul.

One of the changes gaining traction could hit lawmakers where it hurts them most: their wallets!

It’s hard to imagine Congress’s approval rating falling any lower, not when it’s only 9 percent. According to a recent survey, most people like cockroaches or root canals more than lawmakers.

But there’s one idea concerning Congress the public overwhelmingly supports: no budget, no pay. It requires both chambers to pass a budget by April 15. If they don’t, members don’t get paid until a budget is passed.

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