Wed. 7/17: Stop socialism for the rich! H.R. 582 – “Raise the Wage Act” is up for a vote tomorrow!

Action #1 – Call and thank your member if they’re one of the 205 current cosponsors of this bill HR. 582/S.150 “Raise the Wage Act”.

There is no excuse for any company in America to pay their workers so little that they need food stamps, and Medicaid and rent assistance. This is bulls***.” “That’s not capitalism. That’s socialism for the rich.” – Nick Hanauer

After nearly 10 years with no increase in the federal minimum wage, minimum-wage workers have suffered a 17 percent pay cut due to inflation,” said House Labor Chairman Bobby Scott, D-Va., who had introduced the Raise the Wage Act. “The result is that there is no place in America where a full-time worker who is paid the current federal minimum wage can afford a modest two-bedroom apartment.

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