MINIMUM WAGE: Sen. @BernieSanders calls for raising the min. wage: “The federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour has not been raised by Congress since 2007… $7.25 is a starvation wage. That’s what it is.”
MINIMUM WAGE: Ranking Budget Committee Sen. @LindseyGrahamSC argued against Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Raise the Wage Act: “If you increase costs on the restaurants across the country right now, you’re going to crush them.”
BUDGET COMMITTEE: Sen. @BernieSanders: “Taxpayers are not only subsidizing the poverty wages at Walmart, McDonald’s, Dollar General, but Dollar Tree, Wendy’s, Burger King, Uber, Subway, Dunkin Donuts, Home Depot, Lowe’s, CVS, and Walgreen’s."
BUDGET COMMITTEE: Sen. @BernieSanders slams Walmart owners for paying workers “starvation wages”: “The largest welfare recipient in America happens to be the wealthiest family in America – the Walton family.”
BUDGET COMMITTEE: Sen. @BernieSanders slams Walmart: "Why should the taxpayers of our country... be subsidizing the starvation wages being paid at some of the largest and most profitable corporations in America?"
SUPPLY CHAIN: President Biden signed an executive order to direct the federal government to review supply chains in critical industries including semiconductors and rare earth minerals. trib.al/lFAjQNP