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District 57 lawmakers view pay during shutdown differently

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South Washington County lawmakers have accepted paychecks during the state government shutdown, but handled the pay differently.

Sen. Katie Sieben and Reps. Denny McNamara and John Kriesel were on a list of 138 legislators who did not elect to have their pay withheld during the shutdown, which reaches Day 19 on Tuesday. (There currently are 200 lawmakers.) A legislator is paid $31,140 annually.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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