Childers discloses finances

Clarion Ledger - Miss. House delegation offers data on income, assets - Rep. Travis Childers got a raise when he was sworn in to Congress according to financial records released Monday. Childers earned $89,310 last year as a member of the Prentiss County Board of Supervisors. He also earned $10,033 from his real estate business and $29,477 from chancery clerk fees. As a freshman member of the House, he earns $169,300. Childers, a Democrat elected in May to represent the 1st District, listed assets valued between $1.7 million and $4 million on the financial disclosure statements released Monday. His assets included wife Tami's interest in a nursing home in Booneville, a waterfront home on Pickwick Lake, a condo in Oxford and hundreds of acres of timberland. Some of Childers' properties are mortgaged. He reported owing between $946,000 and $1.25 million in mortgage loans.

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