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Where do I find the yearly salary of a State of Georgia representative? Is it one of those jobs that you need to be independently wealthy to have, or could it be your stand alone vocation?
 

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According to this site, Georgia Legislators make $17,240 per year and $173 per day when in session
 

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if you go to the ga state auditors website you can look up any state employee's salary... from partime students to university presidents... all you need is their name
 

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Boy Racer said:
Where do I find the yearly salary of a State of Georgia representative? Is it one of those jobs that you need to be independently wealthy to have, or could it be your stand alone vocation?
I know they get paid less than $20K a yea BUT they are only in session the first quarter of the year. Senators make the same pay.

You have to be pretty wealthy to be one. How many people can take three or four months a year off without getting fired? Also, gov't workers cannot be elected to these positions.

This is why the legislature is dominated by laywers, sucessful business people, and probably retired people.
 

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Not to mention the money involved getting elected in the first place. Another sign that wealth is a pseudo requirement.
It only costs about $50K last I heard to win a seat in the General Assemby. A good politician will pay very little of his own money to do this.
 

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You have to be pretty wealthy to be one. How many people can take three or four months a year off without getting fired? Also, gov't workers cannot be elected to these positions.

This is why the legislature is dominated by laywers, sucessful business people, and probably retired people.
I know salaried people doing it.
 

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Malum Prohibitum said:
GAGunOwner said:
You have to be pretty wealthy to be one. How many people can take three or four months a year off without getting fired? Also, gov't workers cannot be elected to these positions.

This is why the legislature is dominated by laywers, sucessful business people, and probably retired people.
I know salaried people doing it.
We had a rep Marable when I was in high school who was a teacher when they were not in session. I mean public city school teacher. Had a sub when in session, and when not in session he was teaching. I didn't have him as a teacher, but had a class just across the hall. He served several terms.
 

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My old company, a major oil firm, would give you time off WITH pay to serve, just like jury duty or military service. Big oil tries very hard to be a good citizen.

My current employer, a major telecom company, not only won't give me time off to serve but the ethics department won't allow me to take political contributions. :roll: They'd rather pay a lobbyist to communicate their positions versus allowing an employee serve his community and industry knowledge.
 

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Gunstar1 said:
Malum Prohibitum said:
GAGunOwner said:
You have to be pretty wealthy to be one. How many people can take three or four months a year off without getting fired? Also, gov't workers cannot be elected to these positions.

This is why the legislature is dominated by laywers, sucessful business people, and probably retired people.
I know salaried people doing it.
We had a rep Marable when I was in high school who was a teacher when they were not in session. I mean public city school teacher. Had a sub when in session, and when not in session he was teaching. I didn't have him as a teacher, but had a class just across the hall. He served several terms.
Would this still be legal for a public school teacher to do this?
 
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