WASHINGTON D.C., DC — Since the partial government shutdown began on December 21, more than 100 members of Congress have refused pay.
Several local members of Congress have followed suit by refusing pay and/or donating their salaries to charities for the duration of the shutdown.
Here’s a list of D.C. area senators and representatives who have refused pay:
- Sen. Mark Warner – (D-Va.) Donating pay to charity
- Rep. Denver Riggleman – (R-Va.) Donating to volunteer fire department
- Rep. David Trone – (D-Md.)
WUSA9 will continue to monitor and update this story with other local members of Congress who announce they're refusing pay during the government shutdown.