Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Congressional Pay and Benefits

Congressional Pay and Benefits

David Hawking, Senior Editor at CQ Roll Call, discussed the rules for Congressional pay and benefits. He discussed their salary and their healthcare benefits.

Description

David Hawking, Senior Editor at CQ Roll Call, discussed the rules for Congressional pay and benefits. He discussed their salary and their healthcare benefits.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What is the base salary for members of Congress? Why has it not gone up recently?
  • Besides the salary, what other benefits do members of Congress get?
  • How else can members of Congress make money outside of their salary?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Cost Of Living
    • Health Care
    • Pension
    • Royalties
    • Salary

    Topics

    Legislative Branch

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity