Yarmuth to donate salary to charity

Congressman John Yarmuth
Congressman John Yarmuth

FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A congressman is once again donating his congressional salaries to local charities.

Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth has contributed nearly $750,000 to Louisville charities since pledging to donate his salary during his 2006 campaign.

Yarmuth's salary in 2012 was $174,000.

The 2013 donation will be split among several area charities.

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