Collins also sponsors bill to force all of Congress to lose pay
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has asked House leadership to suspend his own pay during the duration of the partial shutdown of the federal government. Late last night, Collins sent a letter to House administration requesting that his pay be withheld for the length of the shutdown.
Eighteen Members of the House Join Collins Effort
Collins Urges Colleagues Not to Collect Salary in Event of Shutdown
The vast majority of my constituents want Washington to get spending under control and prevent the harmful economic impact of Obamacare. Today, I voted for a Continuing Resolution that accomplishes both and ensures that our government stays open at the same time.