Adcock says he would donate House salary if elected
The Republican nominee for the congressional seat being relinquished by U.S. Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz said that if he is elected, he will donate his salary to charities in Northeast Philadelphia and eastern Montgomery County.
Dee Adcock, 62, a Montgomery County businessman, made the announcement Wednesday.
"If you send me to Washington, while I'm working to fix the system to restore the American dream for the forgotten worker, I will donate my entire after-tax paycheck to local charitable organizations in Northeast Philly and Montgomery County," he said.
Adcock, who lives in Abington, is president of W.W. Adcock, a Huntingdon Valley distributor of swimming pools. He made the comments at a news conference at the home of the Bustleton Bengals youth organization in Northeast Philadelphia.
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