Bankruptcy judge salaries would increase 50% under proposal

The American Bankruptcy Institute says it supports legislation that would give
bankruptcy judges a 50 percent pay raise, in an attempt to reverse 14 years of
salary stagnation.

The new legislation would bring a bankruptcy judge’s
salary to $227,976 a year from the current $151,984. Federal district court
judges, who are paid about 8 percent more, would get a raise to $247,800 a year,
from $165,200.

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