Income Inequality and Living wage


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    Rikki Risatti

    Ethics Committee,
    Brattleboro, Vermont

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    The voice of the people feels, If the housing market goes up? The hourly wages goes up!

    Elfreda A White

    Vice President,
    Roswell, Georgia

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    Lee Myrick

    State Representative,
    kihei, Hawaii

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    I strongly support a "living wage" which means that Iowa's minimum wage needs to be increased. Since Iowa's minimum wage is far below the living wage, this could be accomplished over a 3 - 5 years period. Income inequality also needs to be addressed through the Iowa tax system, looking at reducing regressive taxes that affect the lower-income families.

    Ann M. Fields

    State Representative,
    Knoxville, Iowa

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    Women in the U.S. who work full time, year round are paid only 80 cents for every dollar paid to men — and for women of color, the wage gap is even larger. It’s long past time to close the gap. The bottom line is that if you work hard and play by the rules, you should be rewarded with a good life for yourself and a better chance for your children to have a better future.

    Malik Lendzondzo

    House of Delegates,
    Silver Spring, Maryland

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    I support EQUAL pay for EQUAL work for women. I will make sure that all women employed by the City of Kenner, receive equal pay for equal work.

    M. V. Vinny Mendoza

    Mayor,
    Kenner, Louisiana

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