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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: MINIMUM WAGE, law, laws, congress, economy, ethics, news, obama, politics, usa, government )

Cal
- 9 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Raising the minimum wage would not only improve the lives of millions of hardworking Americans and their families but also build a stronger economy and decrease the need for government assistance.
Report: Minimum Wage Hike Would Cut Food Stamp Spending By $4.6 Billion a Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, minimum wage, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 43 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would reduce federal food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year, according to a report to be released Wednesday by the liberal-leaning Center for American Progress.
Left Behind By Obama's Call For A Higher Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: laborlaws, minimum wage, disabled workers, human rigthts, government, politics, obama, news, usa )

Cal
- 68 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A section of the Fair Labor Standards Act allows employers to pay their disabled employees subminimum wages. Advocates say it's time to change that.
Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage to $10.10 Per Hour! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Minimum Wage, economy, ethics, congress, government )

Carrie
- 75 days ago - timetoraiseminimumwage.com
Please stand with the Democratic women of the Senate now -- and urge Congress to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour!
President Obama: Use Your Pen! Raise Federal Workers' Wages -SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, State of the Union Speech, minimum wage, federal contractors, workers, government, executive order )

Angelika
- 83 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Make this year's State of the Union be more than just words ! Raise the Minimum wage for federal contractors now!
PETITION - Members of the 113th Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, minimum wage, ethics )

David
- 121 days ago - dailykos.com
Some 47 million Americans live in poverty, and a key reason is the decline of the minimum wage relative to inflation. --- Sign the petition from Daily Kos and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee urging Congress to finally raise the minimum wage.
Have You Heard McDonald's Holiday Advice!? PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum Wage, business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, government, labor, money, politics, society, safety, sadness, rights, news, abuse, congress )

Robert
- 141 days ago - momsrising.org
McDonald's is giving its employees holiday "financial tips" like, "Selling some of your unwanted possessions on eBay or Craigslist could bring in some quick cash" and "Sing away stress: singing along to your favorite songs can lower your blood pressure."
10 Not-So-Fun Facts About the Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, minimum wage, poverty, congress, ethics, government, economy, politics )

Carrie
- 169 days ago - aflcio.org
t's time to raise the minimum wage. The majority of America's working families (80%) agree. Earlier this year, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) introduced a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Workers Shorted On Pay Under New Albuquerque Minimum Wage Law Told To Find Private Attorneys
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Albuquerque New Mexico, labor, minimum wage, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, republicans )

Carrie
- 211 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Workers still shorted on pay seven months after the city of Albuquerque, N.M., raised its minimum wage are being told to find their own lawyers and duke it out with their employers in court, advocates say.
Elizabeth Warren Debunks GOP Talking Points on Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big business, businesses, economy, elizabeth warren, minimum wage, politics, republicans, senate panel, talking points )

Judy
- 394 days ago - truthdig.com
Sen. Elizabeth Warren continues her crusade against big financial institutions and businesses. Warren dismantles the popular right-wing talking point on why the minimum wage should not be increased.
House Republicans Unanimously Vote Down Minimum Wage Hike
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Republicans, House of Representatives, minimum wage, hike, voted down )

Brian
- 397 days ago - livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com
"House Republicans unanimously voted down a measure Friday that would have raised the federal minimum wage, from its current $7.25 per hour to $10.10 by 2015. Six Democrats joined 227 Republicans in voting it down; 184 Democrats voted yes."
Green Party Calls for Liveable Wages, Not Just a New Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: minimum wage, liveable wage, Americans, working class, home, family, savings, economic security, prosperty, Green Party of the United States, Green New Deal )

Brian
- 404 days ago - gp.org
"Instead of a minimum wage, people need a wage they can live on. Anyone who works 40 hours a week should be able to afford a home, provide for others, and save money for the future. People who work hard deserve to enjoy economic security and prosperity."
Rethinking Our Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic inequality, economic policy institute, epi, income inequality, minimum wage, state of the union, widget )

Judy
- 415 days ago - billmoyers.com
Today, a single parent earning minimum wage takes home $15,080 a year. That's $3,400 below the federal poverty line for a family of three.
Your Waitress Is Underpaid - ACTION -Tell Congress: Don't Let Food Workers Go Hungry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: minimum wage, low wage workers, food workers, pay raise, Miller-Harkin fair minimum wage Act )

Angelika
- 431 days ago - signon.org
Raising the minimum wage for the benefit of 29 million low-wage workers would only increase food costs at most by 10 cents a day for consumers.
Raise the Wage in New Jersey! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, minimum wage, NJ, Christie, government, ethics, corruption, americans )

Nancy
- 441 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
Chris Christie just sank to a new low. He vetoed the legislature's minimum wage hike and took money directly out of the pockets of half a million of New Jersey's poorest residents.
 

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