A Bill is to be Introduced in Congress Docking Every Man $13.50 When Absent

Title

A Bill is to be Introduced in Congress Docking Every Man $13.50 When Absent

Subject

McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949
Political cartoons
Bills, Legislative
United States. Congress

Description

A three-panel cartoon highlights legislator attendance before and after bills go into effect. The cartoonist suggests the introduction of a timeclock and reduction in pay as a solution for high absentee rates among Congressmen.

Captions: "Under one: Before the Bill goes into effect. Under two: A session of Congress after the bill goes into effect. Under three: Why not also introduce a Time Clock."

Creator

McCutcheon, John T.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403023
John T. McCutcheon Collection

Original Format

political cartoon
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

55 x 36 cm

Citation

McCutcheon, John T., “A Bill is to be Introduced in Congress Docking Every Man $13.50 When Absent,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 20, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/24848.