Obama to Raise Gov’t Minimum Wage


cashIn tonight’s State of the Union Address, President Obama will announce that he will use his executive powers to increase the minimum wage for workers on new government contracts. He will also call on Congress to pass legislation to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour.

“Hardworking Americans-including janitors and construction workers-working on new federal contracts will benefit from the Executive Order,” the White House said in a statement. Congress hasn’t increased the minimum wage in seven years. Read more at The Washington Post.

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  1. The Narcissist-in-Chief has NO authority to set wages other than for his kids’ baby-sitters. Any company foolish enough to obey his decrees is looking for trouble from shareholders. When will we see some manhood in Congress to act formally against this idiocy?

  2. FIRST THE PAYROLL ON THE GOVERMENT IS ABOUT 50% TO MANY. Cut the payroll. Cut the salaries of all politicians. cut the spending on union projects like bridges to nowhere, road repaired every year,stop sending our wheat overseas,lower or produce prices, stop sending our cotton overseas then rebuying them at double the price, stop sending klunker cars to china for steel then rebuying the steel. stop the hospitals crazy prices cut that by 90%. stop the professors in universities from teaching *THEIR OPINIONS andnot teaching the students to think anf formulate their own opinion.University Professors receive %300,000 to million dollars, cut that out….GIVE TAX REBATES TO PARENTS USING PRIVATE SCHOOLS,YESHIVOT…