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Black House Members Support Pay Raise.

January 16, 1997
By: Tracy Sadeghian
State Capital Bureau

Members of the House Black Caucus were quite vocal about increasing their pay. Tracy Sadeghian has the story from Jefferson City.

The House voted "yes" on a resolution that will deny state lawmakers a pay raise by 118 to 25.

Several members of the black caucus like St. Louis Representative O.L. Shelton says black caucus members need the raise...

Actuality:Shelton
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OutCue: "...secondary employment."

Shelton says many legislators who voted against the pay raises are just being politically correct.

From the State Capital, I'm Tracy Sadeghian.