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Lawmaker Wants Schools To Get Legislative Pay

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(Carson City, NV) — One Nevada lawmaker wants his fellow members of the Legislature to give up their pay.

Freshman state Senator Mark Hutchison tells the “Las Vegas Sun” he will draft a bill, calling for members of the Assembly and Senate to forgo their $150 a day salary, and give it to Nevada’s public schools.

The Las Vegas Republican says his bill “sends the right signal to the public.”

Democratic Majority Leader Mo Denis calls it a “gimmick.

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