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44 USC and Federal Photocopiers: Illegal?

How much in-house print and/or photocopy production can federal offices perform without violating 44 USC ยง 501? [more inside]
posted by Jamesonian on Aug 14, 2012 - 3 answers

Why isn't Congress's Salary Paid by the States?

Can anyone explain to me the reason why the pay for members of the United States Congress is paid by the federal government and not their respective states? Was such a system ever considered and rejected and, if so, why? I recognize that the offices are federal, but their ties to their state is the very reason they are there. Wouldn't state legislatures want that control or were they happy to dump the costs onto the federal government? This seems like something that would have been debated very early in our history yet I can't find any info on it. Thanks.
posted by Jamesonian on Jul 7, 2011 - 7 answers

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