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Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Talk About It, Talk About It ... Oink If You Hate the Legislature's Pay Raise! A giant bright pink inflated pig awaited Pa. state senators as they returned from their 10-week summer recess yesterday. Its message? Lawmakers acted like hogs at a trough, boosting their pay earlier this year. The pig's creator is Gene Stilp, who is challenging the raises in court. Story. Also, read John Grogan's column on how the issue energized the electorate. Are your energized?