President Obama’s Janesville Pledge on the Minimum Wage

“Since the Earned Income Tax Credit lifts nearly 5 million Americans out of poverty each year, I’ll double the number of workers who receive it and triple the benefit for minimum wage workers. And I won’t wait another ten years to raise the minimum wage – I’ll guarantee that it keeps pace with inflation every single year so that it’s not just a minimum wage, but a living wage. Because that’s the change that working Americans need.”

President Barack Obama Obama’s Speech in Janesville, Wisconsin February 13, 2008

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60 something ya. Libertarian Socialist, community activist, writer and troubador.
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