Sojourner faces loss of Senate pay over late report

State Sen. Melanie Sojourner has been assessed a $500 fine for failing to file a campaign finance report that was due Jan. 31, and has been warned her state lawmaker’s salary will be cut off until she files it.

The state Department of Finance and Administration in a letter has notified Sojourner that by law, “we will withhold any payments to you for salary or other remunerations until which time you have filed all required delinquent reports….”

Letter to Sen. Melanie Sojourner

Clarion Ledger