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Taxpayer money: No longer on senators' lunch menu [Ted Rall cartoon]

California senators, under fire, agreed to pay back the taxpayer money they took for lunches, which, as our editorial board pointed out, was money they didn't needon top of their $143 per diems and $95,291 annual salaries. For senators, the drama may not end there. Here's cartoonist Ted Rall’s prediction:



About that free lunch

State Senate dines at taxpayers' expense

California's state senators see the light: No 'free' lunches

--Alexandra Le Tellier

Cartoon by Ted Rall / For The Times


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