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    How Mass. delegation is handling pay

    How Mass. delegation is handling it

    While most federal employees are furloughed or working for delayed pay during the shutdown, members of Congress, who earn $174,000 a year, or $3,346 a week, will continue to be paid. Here is how members of the Massachusetts delegation are handling their salaries and staffing during the shutdown:

    Senate

    SalaryStaff
    Edward J. MarkeyDonating to charity.Many staff furloughed. Delayed plans to hire new staff.
    Elizabeth WarrenDonating to charity.Many furloughed. Not answering phones.

    House

    Michael J. CapuanoUndecided.No staff furloughed.
    William R. KeatingDid not respond.Would not confirm when asked.
    Joseph P. Kennedy IIINo plans to donate pay.One staff member
    furloughed.
    Stephen F. LynchNo plans to donate pay.No staff furloughed.
    James P. McGovernMay donate to food bank.No staff furloughed.
    Richard E. NealUndecided.No staff furloughed.
    John F. TierneyNot taking a
    paycheck.
    Half of staff
    furloughed.
    Niki TsongasDonating to charity.No staff furloughed.