I live Here
The $174,000 congressional salary is difficult on "working- and middle-class" lawmakers, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said.
While “huge numbers” of people in Congress are “independently wealthy,” Ocasio-Cortez said, the $174,000 congressional salary is difficult for the “working class members” who depend on it
Almost 3 X's the average American families income
cant make it work
That economics degree she has isnt worth the paper printed on
PS- she is in the top 10% of wage earner in the USA, could have never made that much money slinging drinks in NYC