Sunday, September 03, 2006

Democratic Whip on Labor Day

Steny Hoyer on Labor Day.

Hoyer makes the point that many on the Journal editorial page don't seem to understand. Economic policy should not be simply targeting economic strength but also poverty eradication. 37 million Americans are living in poverty, with more and more living in extreme poverty than before. The least this Congress can do is adjust the minimum wage to inflation.


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