04/20/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dave Schultheis, Self-Described Fiscal Conservative, Is Only Senator To Vote Against Delaying Pay Increases For Senators

Self-described fiscal hawk Dave Schultheis today cast the lone "no" vote on a bill delaying more money for rural lawmakers.

The Colorado Springs Republican said legislative compensation already is so low some lawmakers "are barely making it" and it prohibits good candidates from running for the legislature.

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