Daily Archives: October 16, 2014

Raising the Minimum Wage Would Take at Least 1.7 Million Workers Off Public Assistance and Reduce Safety Net Spending by at Least $7.6 Billion a Year

Washington, DC | Oct 16, 2014 The value of the minimum wage has been so severely eroded by inflation that businesses today are paying minimum wage workers 25 percent less than they were in the 1960s. Policymakers’ failure to raise … Continue reading

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Put the Middle Class First Bus Stops In Iowa

The National ‘Put the Middle Class First’ Bus Tour Make Four Stops in Iowa, Joined by Gov. Candidate Jack Hatch, Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba, Congressional Candidates Staci Appel and Pat Murphy 18-State Tour to Underscore Clear Choice Voters Face in … Continue reading

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