Sanders Working on a Plan B for the $15 Minimum Wage

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      eridani
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      https://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/68044-sanders-working-on-a-plan-b-for-the-15-minimum-wage

      Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough ruled that a $15 minimum wage violated the strict guidelines of the reconciliation process. It’s the legislative method Democrats are using to approve the package in a party-line vote without Republican support.

      In a statement, Sanders criticized McDonough’s decision. “It is hard for me to understand how drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was compliant with the Byrd rule, but raising the minimum wage is not,” the Vermont Democrat said, referring to a part of the 2017 GOP tax law allowed through reconciliation.

      Then he said he will work with other Senate Democrats on “an amendment to take tax deductions away from large, profitable corporations that don’t pay workers at least $15 an hour and to provide small businesses with the incentives they need to raise wages.”

      There were early signs of Democratic support for the move on Thursday evening. Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii tweeted “COUNT ME IN” on the Sanders proposal.

      Sanders Working on a Plan B for the $15 Minimum Wage

      https://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/68044-sanders-working-on-a-plan-b-for-the-15-minimum-wage

      Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough ruled that a $15 minimum wage violated the strict guidelines of the reconciliation process. It’s the legislative method Democrats are using to approve the package in a party-line vote without Republican support.

      In a statement, Sanders criticized McDonough’s decision. “It is hard for me to understand how drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was compliant with the Byrd rule, but raising the minimum wage is not,” the Vermont Democrat said, referring to a part of the 2017 GOP tax law allowed through reconciliation.

      Then he said he will work with other Senate Democrats on “an amendment to take tax deductions away from large, profitable corporations that don’t pay workers at least $15 an hour and to provide small businesses with the incentives they need to raise wages.”

      There were early signs of Democratic support for the move on Thursday evening. Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii tweeted “COUNT ME IN” on the Sanders proposal.

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      Would someone explain to me why we have a senate parlimentarian, who elected them, what their job is, and why do people park in driveways and drive in parkways?

      All governments lie to their citizen's, but only Americans believe theirs.

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