COLA http://ripr.org en Some Rhode Island Lawmakers are Turning Down Pay Hike http://ripr.org/post/some-rhode-island-lawmakers-are-turning-down-pay-hike <p>Nine state senators and one state rep are turning down an increase in their annual legislative pay, which is mandated by a cost of living provision in the state constitution.</p><p>The raise will boost lawmakers pay by $307 to $14,947. Democratic State Senator Adam Satchell of West Warwick turned his raise down, saying he doesn’t feel like he deserves it after one year in office.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:05:38 +0000 Ian Donnis 19185 at http://ripr.org Some Rhode Island Lawmakers are Turning Down Pay Hike