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Resource ID: #24481
Subject: Economics
Source: Cronkite News Service (Phoenix, Ariz.)
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Date: 12/21/2009

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Seven congressional representatives in Arizona chose to ignore the floundering economy and reward staff members with hefty year-end bonuses at the taxpayer's expense. In 2008, those bonuses totaled $300,000. One only Arizona congressional member, Rep. Gabrielle Gifford, refused the extra money.

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