Per diems are ludicrous

January 3, 2013

The $185 per day per diem given to Pennsylvania state legislators is ludicrous.

In the case of state Sen. Tim Solobay, D-Canonsburg, he was reimbursed for $30,000 one year, on top of the money he receives as a salary.


Do state workers get paid a per diem to get to work? Or how about the ones whose family homes are quite a distance and they rent a place and go home on weekends? Such a double standard.

We need to have a smaller Legislature and they should be limited to two terms like the governor. They need to be investigated. How many do you really think aren’t getting every penny they can get?

Pam Morosky



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