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Tennessee lawmakers raked in more extra pay last year on top of their legislative salaries than in the last five years, according to the findings of a USA Today Network-Tennessee analysis.

Lawmakers received $2.4 million in taxpayer money for expenses such as mileage and office work, state records show. That's $370,000 more than last year, a 17 percent increase.

The money is on top of the roughly $22,000 salary most lawmakers receive for their work.

Read more at our news partner's website, tennessean.com.

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