The California Legislator and the Problem of Compensation

  title={The California Legislator and the Problem of Compensation},
  author={A. Cloner and R. Gable},
  journal={Political Research Quarterly},
  pages={712 - 726}
DURING THE 1958 budget session of the California state legislature, an amendment to the state constitution was approved for submission to the voters the following November. This amendment provides that the legislature may raise the salary of its members to a level no higher than the average salary paid to members of the boards of supervisors of the five largest counties in the state. This action transcends in importance the immediate issue of whether one hundred and twenty law-makers should… Expand
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