Members of Capitol Hill’s millionaires club are in for a pay cut — a small one, anyway — if Kansas Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder has his way.

Yoder has introduced the Congressional Salary Reduction Act, which “would reduce Congressional salaries by 5 percent, as well as eliminate the automatic cost-of-living adjustments that members of Congress receive annually.”

A Monday press release announcing the legislation said it “mirrors similar legislation that was introduced by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords prior to the tragic shooting in Tucson, AZ in January 2011.”

“Cutting Congressional pay is a small dent but I’m hopeful my colleagues will wake up to the fact that we need more leadership on serious issues and much less chatter about them,” said Yoder.

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