Washington D.C. – Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today sent a letter requesting to suspend his pay until an appropriations agreement has been reached and the government shutdown is concluded.
The signed letter can be found here and the text is below.
Dear Mr. Kiko,
I have been informed that despite a lapse of appropriations and current government shutdown, Members of Congress will continue receiving their salary.
Please withhold my pay until an appropriations agreement has taken effect.