An Alton Democrat is refusing his paycheck until state employees are paid and funding is restored to vital services and programs in the state. State Representative Dan Beiser says he refuses to cash a paycheck until the budget crisis is solved.

He tells The Big Z there are higher priorities than his own pay.

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On July 1st Beiser voted for a temporary spending plan to protect programs and services for the disabled, elderly and children, continued GPS monitoring of sexually predators, care of veterans, and pay salaries of state police troopers.

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