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Obama to Raise Minimum Wage Under Federal Contractors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, executive order, fair wages, government, healthcare, housing, lies, media, obama, politics, state of the union )

Kit
- 78 days ago - nytimes.com
President Obama plans to sign an executive order requiring that janitors, construction workers and others working for federal contractors be paid at least $10.10 an hour, using his own power to enact a more limited version of a policy that [....]
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
- 414 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.
Tonight - Join Jill Stein for the Green Party's Response to the State of the Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: state of the union, SOTU, President Obama, speech, Green Party of the United States, livestream, chat, Jill Stein, climate change, keystone xl pipeline, environment, Green New Deal )

Brian
- 428 days ago - jillstein.org
"The Green Party of the United States will host a live chat during the SOTU address. Immediately following President Obama's remarks, Dr. Jill Stein will deliver a Green response, describing the state of the union from a Green perspective."
The Case of the Missing Mortgage Fraud Task Force ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mortgage fraud, investigation, government, State of the Union )

Nancy
- 730 days ago - newbottomline.com
We know that shortly after the State of the Union, a plan was proposed to hire 55 federal agents for this large scale investigation. But to date, we don't know who most of these investigators are and when they are going to start their work. But maybe the
FactChecking the GOP Response
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, dishonesty, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, State of the Union )

Kit
- 1173 days ago - factcheck.org
■In the official response, Rep. Paul Ryan said that "trust in government is at an all-time low now that the size of government is at an all-time high." He's wrong on both counts. Trust has been lower, and government has been larger, in the past.
Letter About 2010 State of the Union-Please Send Letters to 5 Newspapers-End the Wars!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, troops, military, obama, state of the union, media, news )

Tierney
- 1537 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Today, after last night's State of the Union speech, we have an opportunity to send a clear message. Let's tell our friends and neighbors that the war is costing us jobs and services.
Why Healthcare Can't Wait
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Health Care, Obama Health Care, Obama State Of The Union, Pfizer, Seiu, healthcare, universal health care, single payer health care, State Of The Union, Politics News )

Blue
- 1877 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The President of SEIU and the Chairman and CEO, of Pfizer: "...we are proud to stand together with President Obama as he reinforces the urgency of health care reform in the State of the Union speech before Congress."
One Bush Left Behind - Greg Palast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: State of the Union )


- 2268 days ago - gregpalast.com
Of course, there's an effective alternative to Mr. Bush's plan - which won't cost a penny more. Simply turn it upside down. Let's give each millionaire in America a $20 bill, and every poor child $287,000.
   

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