In NO state can a minimum wage worker afford a two-bedreoom unit at Fair Market Rent, working a standard work week. “In one in five American adults worked for poverty-level wages, million of whom earned wages at or below the federal minimum.
Liz Peek: Giving felons the vote may make progressives’ dreams come true in Virginia
Convicted felons in Virginia may determine whether newly elected governor Democrat Ralph Northam can successfully carry out his progressive agenda of a higher minimum wage, gun control and Medicaid expansion.
Ed Gillespie downplayed the difficulties of living on the minimum wage in a video of the Republican Senate candidate speaking to voters in Virginia Beach. "A minimum wage job is where you learn to get to work on time.
Republicans have probably had a pretty good election when liberal commentators are excitedly pointing to the results of referenda in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South Dakota as the outcomes that really matter. But their argument isn’t entirely risible: In those four states, by varying margins, voters approved modest increases to the states’ minimum wages, which is a big liberal priority. This is proof, some left-leaning commentators contend, that Americans basically like liberal policies…
People Who Hate The Minimum Wage: Republican West Virginia Senate Candidate John Raese - When he was running for Senate in 2008, West Virginia Republican John Raese called the federally mandated minimum wage "an archaic system that has never worked," according to Politico.
Truth be told. In NO state can a 40 hr/week minimum wage worker afford rent for a two bedroom apartment that's less than of their income. How Many Minimum Wage Hours Does It Take To Afford A Two-Bedroom Apartment In Your State?