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Jesse Gordon on Jobs

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Raise minimum wage to $15 in MA; and raise for US also

Q: No one who works 40-hours a week should live in poverty. The minimum wage needs to be a livable wage of $15 an hour.

A: Agree.

Candidate's position on this issue: I support local flexibility on minimum wage with an increase from $11 an hour in Massachusetts, and an increase from $7.25 an hour nationally. [I gathered signatures for RiseUp's $15-minimum-wage in Massachusetts]

Source: ORMA questionnaire on 2018 Massachusetts governor race , Jul 31, 2017

Youth jobs programs at municipal & state level

Q: It is critically important to create jobs for disadvantaged young Americans by investing in a youth jobs programs.

A: Agree.

Candidate's position on this issue: I support youth jobs programs at the municipal level as well as at the state level.

Source: ORMA questionnaire on 2018 Massachusetts governor race , Jul 31, 2017

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