District 57 lawmakers view pay during shutdown differently
South Washington County lawmakers have accepted paychecks during the state government shutdown, but handled the pay differently.
Sen. Katie Sieben and Reps. Denny McNamara and John Kriesel were on a list of 138 legislators who did not elect to have their pay withheld during the shutdown, which reaches Day 19 on Tuesday. (There currently are 200 lawmakers.) A legislator is paid $31,140 annually.