Hit 'em Where it Hurts? How About Congress Doesn't Get Paid Until Sequestration Ends?
Go ahead: vent. Take our Patch Poll and give us your comments about whether Congress deserves a paycheck.
For those who were predicting sequestration would kick in and furloughs would soon begin, you got it right.
Sequestration 2013 is under way, which prompted a Patch reader to ask this about Congress: What are we paying these guys for?
Because there's no budget deal, 207,000 jobs in Virginia could be lost, and everyone from special-needs children to defense contractors are due to get hit.
So we ask you, should we stop paying Congress members' salaries until they come to a deal on the budget? Tell us in our Patch Poll and in the comments section below.