"As a practical matter, you can't run a business like an auction company while you're in Washington. So whether they force me to or not, I'm going to have to liquidate," he said, acknowledging that the $174,000 annual salary for House members may end up being a pay cut.
Sunday, November 07, 2010
Billy Long to take pay cut to go to Washington
Gannett Washington Bureau has an interview with Billy Long, which runs in today's Springfield News-Leader, and features the revelation that the Congressman-elect will have to take a pay cut when he goes to Washington: