GOVERNMENT PAY PORTION
THE RESTORATION OF PROSPERITY
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
Discussion: Employment by the government is an honor and a privilege as the pay is more steady and secure, in general, than the private sector; and as a government employee, the employee becomes a servant of the people. There are three categories of government employees: elected, appointed and hired.
The highest paid elected official is the United States President. The President’s salary shall be $50,000, the same as former presidents Grover Cleveland and Benjamin Harrison who were presidents in 1890 era when we achieved the greatest wealth production in the world.
The Proposed Government Pay Amendment:
The President of the
All elected US Senators and
All appointed justices of the Supreme Court shall be paid $44,000 per year, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court shall be paid $45,000 per year. Their previous pay is terminated with the adoption of this amendment.
All federal Judges Inferior to the Supreme Court Justices shall be paid a maximum of $42,000 per year. Their previous pay is terminated with the adoption of this amendment.
The Directors of all Federal Agencies and Military Agencies are to be paid a maximum of $40,000 per year with all other federal military agency employees to maximum salaries of $38,000 or less.
All government retirement pay for former retirees and current or future retirees must be reduced in spirit of this amendment.
Retirement is for the employee; it is the employee’s obligation to provide for the spouse and family future benefits. All future spousal benefits are cancelled.
All State, County and City and any other government entity; elected, appointed and hired persons pay must be reduced such that:
Governors pay limited to a maximum of $49,000 per year.
Mayors maximum pay limited to a maximum of $48,000 per year.
All elected representatives limited to a maximum of $45,000 per year.
All Judges pay limited to a maximum of $41,000 per year.
All hired employees pay limited to maximum of $37,000 per year.
End of proposed amendment