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trump said he would drain the swamp in d.c.

it's time wisconsin taxpayers drained the swamp in MADISON

Taxpayers are on the hook for bloated pensions, salaries and other benefits for State legislators.

REIMBURSEMENTS

Legislators can claim "per diems" without producing receipts.

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Legislators are entitled to full pension benefits for part-time work.

SALARIES

Legislator salary is $50,950 a year and the Governor's budget proposes a 2% raise.

Do you know how much wisconsin state legislators make?  


A typical legislator can make $80,000 or even more annually.


                                                                              Salary                                                   $50,950

                                                                              Pension & Health Coverage               $19,732*  

                                                                              Parking in Madison                             $1,000

                                                                              Mileage & Per Diem                            $10,000**

                                                                                              ‚ÄčTOTAL                                  $81,682





                              *  For 2015-2016, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau valued legislative fringe benefits at 38.73% of the salary.

                                    **   Mileage and per diems claimed for reimbursement vary by legislator.