New study-Congress is getting richer

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson's net worth is between $6-$17 million / File

The wealth gap between members of congress and their constituents is growing, according to a study by a non-profit research group.

250 members of congress are now millionaires.

This comes as members debate unemployment benefits and cuts in food stamps.

According to, Representative Sanford Bishop (D-Albany) is estimated to have a net worth ranging between negative $430,000 and 111,000 dollars.

U.S. Representative Austin Scott's net worth is between $1.1 million and $2.4 million.

U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss lands somewhere between $164,000 and $511,000.

And finally U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson ranks highest with a net worth between $6.4 million and $17.5 million dollars.