Connecticut Governor expected to sign minimum wage hike

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SunnyDaySam wrote:

‘Obama’s call for a higher national minimum has not gotten backing in the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives.’

That’s because the GOP Only represents the wealthy and big Corporations. If you disagree, name one thing they’ve done for the Average American.

Mar 27, 2014 1:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
4825 wrote:

Personal income in Connecticut was $58,908 average per person in 2013. That is number one in the nation. Raising the states minimum wage rate from $8.70 to $10.00 over a three year period does not do much when most of the folks there are way above that number now. So let’s all give the governor a big hand for doing, well not much. Sounds good for votes though, right?

Mar 27, 2014 1:47pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SunnyDaySam wrote:

4825 wrote: ‘So let’s all give the governor a big hand for doing, well not much. Sounds good for votes though, right?’

Ok, paid poster, tell us this: what, exactly have the Republicons done. At all, for the Average American, I mean. Nothing.

Mar 27, 2014 2:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
4825 wrote:

@SunnyDaySam- Once you figure out how to work that payment thing you keep talking about, please let me know. Are you already doing it?

As for what the GOP has done… instead let’s just talk some more about what the Democrats have done for us recently since you seem to like them so much. I borrowed the following from another poster, gcf1965. He lists just a few of those things and I borrowed them for this post. Here you go.

“AP
March 23, 2014 (SPRINGFIELD, IL) — Federal agents were searching for child pornography when they seized computers from former state Rep. Keith Farnham’s home and offices this month, according to a search warrant released to The Associated Press on Saturday. Farnham, a DEMOCRAT…

POSTED: THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014, 3:01 AM, Philly Daily News
STATE SEN. LeAnna Washington was ordered to stand trial yesterday on charges she abused the authority and resources of her Senate office to raise money for her re-election campaign. Washington, 68, a Cheltenham DEMOCRAT…

(Reuters) – A prominent California lawmaker was arrested on Wednesday in an FBI sweep that netted 26 people, a high-profile case that could affect statewide elections and brings to THREE the number of DEMOCRATIC state senators who face criminal charges this year.

(Reuters) – The mayor of North Carolina’s largest city was arrested on Wednesday on federal public corruption charges that include accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents, a U.S. attorney’s office said. Cannon, a DEMOCRAT…

(Reuters) – A campaign finance scandal in the District of Columbia has made next week’s Washington DEMOCRATIC mayoral primary a dead heat, dissolving embattled incumbent Vincent Gray’s lead, a poll showed on Wednesday.

(Reuters) – The DEMOCRATIC speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives resigned his leadership position on Saturday, a day after law enforcement officials searched his office and home in an investigation.”

The Democrat NC mayor was in his job for only 6 months. He must be a quick worker.

Mar 27, 2014 2:33pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SunnyDaySam wrote:

4825 wrote:’@SunnyDaySam- Once you figure out how to work that payment thing you keep talking about, please let me know.’
You’re hiding behind a protected account. Nobody can see your posting history or anything else. I wonder why…

btw; as usual, you didn’t answer my question: exactly what have the Republicons done. At all, for the Average American? (hint: it’s a trick question. they’ve done NOTHING)

Mar 27, 2014 2:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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