Statement from WisDems Chair on Anniversary of the Fair Minimum Wage Act
"Donald Trump, the GOP Presidential nominee, thinks that the federal minimum wage of $7.25 is too high."
“The vast majority of Americans believe that raising the minimum wage is critical as we work to lift people of out of poverty, grow the middle class, and build a strong economy that works for everyone. Instead of more tax breaks for special interests and corporations, it’s time for us to ensure that Americans who work hard and play by the rules get the wages they deserve.
“Unfortunately, not everyone agrees. Donald Trump, the GOP Presidential nominee, thinks that the federal minimum wage of $7.25 is too high. Trump even said that having a “low minimum wage is not a bad thing for this country”. This isn’t surprising coming from the same billionaire who openly “hoped” for the housing market to crash in 2007 – costing thousands of American’s their homes, all so he could “make a lot of money”.
“In November, we need to elect leaders who will help raise the incomes and wages of every American, not just billionaires likes Donald Trump.”
Press Releases by Democratic Party of Wisconsin
During his tenure as Governor, Scott Walker has rammed destructive, anti-worker policies through the Republican-controlled legislature.
"Just three weeks into the Trump Presidency, major national security risks have reared their head..."
"Of course the people of Charleston are deeply offended by Rep. Sean Duffy's comments..."
Rep. Sean Duffy has rebuffed Wisconsin values at every turn, but today he took his act to a new low.
Even as millions of Americans, including business leaders, express their displeasure with the law, Rep. Sean Duffy wasted no time jumping on President Trump's cruel and un-American bandwagon.
"This is an incredibly important ruling for the people of Wisconsin and our democracy."