Rhode Island lawmakers among lowest paid in the nation, says think tank

LAWMAKERS in Rhode Island are some of the worst-paid in the nation, according to the Illinois Policy Institute. /
LAWMAKERS in Rhode Island are some of the worst-paid in the nation, according to the Illinois Policy Institute. /
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island state lawmakers are some of the worst-paid legislators in the country, according to the Illinois Policy Institute. The conservative-leaning think tank said Thursday that just seven states pay lower salaries than Rhode Island, including three states where lawmakers do not draw paychecks. A rank-and-file Ocean State lawmaker makes $14,019 annually. The…

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