LEGISLATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES AND RESOURCES - State legislative caucuses and agencies increasingly are using social networking sites to reach out to constituents, but the sites can raise questions for government… The policies and resources provided here are examples of some of the approaches state legislatures and other organizations are taking to address these issues | NCSL

LEGISLATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES AND RESOURCES - State legislative caucuses and agencies increasingly are using social networking sites to reach out to constituents, but the sites can raise questions for government… The policies and resources provided here are examples of some of the approaches state legislatures and other organizations are taking to address these issues | NCSL

RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE ENTIRE U.S.

RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE ENTIRE U.S.

Last week, the Democrat controlled House in West Virginia passed legislation raising the state's minimum wage to $8.75 an hour, $1.50 higher than the federal minimum wage. The action is part of a nation-wide effort by Democrats to make a minimum wage increase central to their platform for the midterm elections. The increase didn't effect all workers, though. Democrats exempted many of their own staff from the wage hike. Businesses may have to pay the higher wages,

Last week, the Democrat controlled House in West Virginia passed legislation raising the state's minimum wage to $8.75 an hour, $1.50 higher than the federal minimum wage. The action is part of a nation-wide effort by Democrats to make a minimum wage increase central to their platform for the midterm elections. The increase didn't effect all workers, though. Democrats exempted many of their own staff from the wage hike. Businesses may have to pay the higher wages,

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. It's where you learn th...

GOP Candidate Downplays The Struggle Of Living On Minimum Wage

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. It's where you learn th...

Trump Reveals His Not Very Republican Position on the Minimum Wage  Donald Trump seemed to suggest Tuesday night in an interview with Fox News host Bill OReilly that he would support increasing the federal minimum wage to $10 per hour.  After decrying how high American wages are while on the campaign trail Trump returned to a previously stated position in support of raising the minimum wage. His comments to OReilly came in response to accusations from Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Democratic…

Trump Reveals His Not Very Republican Position on the Minimum Wage Donald Trump seemed to suggest Tuesday night in an interview with Fox News host Bill OReilly that he would support increasing the federal minimum wage to $10 per hour. After decrying how high American wages are while on the campaign trail Trump returned to a previously stated position in support of raising the minimum wage. His comments to OReilly came in response to accusations from Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Democratic…

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…

Dems Aren't Really Winning on the Minimum Wage

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…

Virginia Senate Nominee: Minimum Wage Jobs Are Easy, You Get To ‘Play On A Softball Team’ (Updated)

Virginia Senate Nominee: Minimum Wage Jobs Are Easy, You Get To ‘Play On A Softball Team’ (Updated)

Minimum Wage: West Virginia Democrats exempt themselves

Minimum Wage: West Virginia Democrats exempt themselves

These Charts Show How Much College A Minimum Wage Job Paid For, Then And Now  Buzzfeed

These Charts Show How Much College A Minimum Wage Job Paid For, Then And Now

These Charts Show How Much College A Minimum Wage Job Paid For, Then And Now Buzzfeed

Oct 29, 2015 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed his supporters and local students at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Sanders mainly focused on income inequality, universal healthcare and free education.

Oct 29, 2015 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed his supporters and local students at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Sanders mainly focused on income inequality, universal healthcare and free education.

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