Per Diem Payments

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Reality Check: Minn. Legislature Boosts Pay Out Of Public Eye

New numbers from the Minnesota legislature show state lawmakers paid themselves more than a $1 million last year in per diem payments — out of the public eye.


Minnesota senate chambers. (credit: CBS)

Minn. Senate Cuts Daily Expenses $50K In Session

A push to curb lawmakers’ daily expense payments yielded savings in the Republican-controlled Senate this session.