Hartzler asks House to withhold her pay for duration of government shutdown

Oct 2, 2013 Issues: Budget and Economy

Hartzler asks House to withhold her pay for duration of government shutdown

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has issued the following statement regarding her request that her pay be withheld for the duration of the government shutdown:

"I have submitted this request to the House of Representatives: "I have been informed that despite the current lapse in appropriations, Members of Congress will continue to receive their salaries. Until the government shutdown is resolved, I request that my pay be withheld."

Congresswoman Hartzler serves on the House Agriculture, Armed Services, and Budget Committees.