The Tribune-Review has provided some more reasons for a good Clean Sweep. Brad Bumsted covers the legislators who made the most in terms of per diem’s. What’s a per diem? Per diem’s are a flat daily supplement to a legislator when he’s "on the job".
You see, it’s not enough that we slop the hogs (er, pay the legislators) with the biggest paychecks this side of Sacramento, we have to make sure that they should not SPEND the *$&*# paychecks on things like food and transportation. Yes, we give ’em more money for that.