Buck to give up 2 months pay while he campaigns
GREELEY — Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck plans to give up two months pay while he campaigns for the U.S. Senate.
The Greeley Tribune says Buck drafted a letter to Weld County commissioners about the issue today.
Buck earns $140,000 a year and will give up $11,666 in pay for September and October.
Assistant District Attorney Michael Rourke will oversee the office while Buck campaigns against Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet.
However Buck says he’ll stay in regular contact with his office while his on the campaign trail.
A Buck spokesman didn’t immediately return a call seeking comment.