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Texas lawmakers work part-time, and they are paid a pittance — $7,200 a year plus a $221 per diem when the legislature is in session — so most lawmakers have to have another job to make ends meet.
THE GOP VOTING BILL THAT LITERALLY CAUSED TEXAS DEMOCRATS TO FLEE THE STATE, EXPLAINEDIAN MILLHISERJULY 13, 2021VOX
ProPublica has published an article, based on a vast trove of never-before-seen IRS information, that reveals the pittance in taxes the ultrawealthy pay compared with their massive wealth accumulation.
YOU MAY BE PAYING A HIGHER TAX RATE THAN A BILLIONAIREBY PAUL KIEL, JEFF ERNSTHAUSEN AND JESSE EISINGERJUNE 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Musicians, who could leverage the platform to make far more than the per-stream pittance they get from the Spotifys of the world.
INSIDE THE NEWEST CRYPTO CRAZE: THE NFTJOSHUA EFERIGHEMARCH 4, 2021OZY
Tech giants that earn billions of dollars in major economies but pay only a relative pittance in taxes are among the biggest targets.
CAN THESE CREATIVE TAXES CATCH UP WITH A CHANGING WORLD?NICK FOURIEZOSJANUARY 14, 2021OZY
The low cash price would value their shares and options at a pittance, dashing their expectations of a windfall.
INVESTORS EXTRACTED $400 MILLION FROM A HOSPITAL CHAIN THAT SOMETIMES COULDN’T PAY FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES OR GAS FOR AMBULANCESBY PETER ELKIND WITH DORIS BURKESEPTEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
Robert is very well in a way, to give up all the money he can earn to the family, and keep the barest pittance for himself.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
What man would even lose the smallest of his joints for such a trifling pittance?
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
“Rather than vegetate upon her small pittance,” returned the doctor briskly.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
It is well known that these are eaten raw: but after so many labours, so various and so rude, the pittance was meagre.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
We deemed death as welcome in one shape as in another, and relinquished our labors and our pittance of food together.
A NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK, CAPTIVITY AND SUFFERINGS OF HORACE HOLDEN AND BENJ. H. NUTEHORACE HOLDEN
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