The question every Americans should ask himself … Do you believe the government has enough of your tax money to accomplish what it needs to do?
On November 20, 2008, Mr. Reid (D NV) [for himself, Mr. McConnell (R KY), Mr. Leahy (D VT), Mr. Hatch (R UT), Mr. Grassley (R IA), Mrs. Feinstein (D CA), and Mr. Bingaman (D NM) ] introduced the following bill; which was read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed
To authorize a cost of living adjustment for the Federal judiciary.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY.
Pursuant to section 140 of Public Law 97-92, justices and judges of the United States are authorized during fiscal year 2009 to receive a salary adjustment in accordance with section 461 of title 28, United States Code.