No More State House Bonuses

House Democratic staffers who reaped more than $2.3 million in bonuses over the past two years can kiss those extra rewards good-bye.

A memo issued on Friday by House Majority Leader Bill DeWeese said he concluded that eliminating bonuses outweighs the benefits of awarding them. Read more...

I hope that Attorney General Corbett’s office fully investigates the House bonuses awarded by both parties. Some full time staffers have no doubt earned their bonuses. But the appearance of impropriety is high for those House staffers who have taken several months off to help certain campaigns, and then return to 5-figure, taxpayer-funded bonuses.