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The Impeachment Prosecution Rests After Day 3, Next Up is Trump’s Defense

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Greggg20 hrsThe Senate is really busy... so is the House. Got this tonight from my "representative" Andy Levin: Dear Friend, Every policy decision I make as a member of Congress is about raising the standard of living of working people and guaranteeing economic justice for all. Our country, our economy and our education system must work for every American—not just a wealthy few. That’s why I’ve cosponsored and voted for legislation to raise the minimum wage, close the gender wage gap and reform multiemployer pension plans. Last month, I helped reintroduce H.R. 603, the Raise the Wage Act which gradually raises the minimum wage and ends sub-minimum wages for tipped workers and workers with disabilities so everyone makes an hour by 2025. Our current minimum wage, .25, has not been

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The Senate is really busy... so is the House. Got this tonight from my "representative" Andy Levin:
Dear Friend,

Every policy decision I make as a member of Congress is about raising the standard of living of working people and guaranteeing economic justice for all. Our country, our economy and our education system must work for every American—not just a wealthy few.

That’s why I’ve cosponsored and voted for legislation to raise the minimum wage, close the gender wage gap and reform multiemployer pension plans.

Last month, I helped reintroduce H.R. 603, the Raise the Wage Act which gradually raises the minimum wage and ends sub-minimum wages for tipped workers and workers with disabilities so everyone makes $15 an hour by 2025. Our current minimum wage, $7.25, has not been raised in more than a decade—the longest span of time without an increase in the minimum wage since it was established eight decades ago. On February 9, I was proud to vote for a $15 minimum wage as the House Education and Labor Committee considered a comprehensive bill to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and get our economy back on track. I will continue fighting for this raise for 27 million Americans until it becomes a reality. As Congress works to pass another coronavirus relief package and explores ways to further extend much needed support to Americans, I want to know how an increase in the minimum wage would impact you.

Mike Shedlock
Mike Shedlock (Mish) is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management (http://www.sitkapacific.com/). Sitka Pacific is an asset management firm whose goal is strong performance and low volatility, regardless of market direction.

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