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Low minimum wage causes wealth inequality

Increasing Economic Opportunity and Uplifting Wages and Benefits for all Americans: "While our nation has experienced dramatic productivity growth over the last four decades," Jamie says, "wages and benefits for working families have remained stagnant. The result is the greatest wealth and income inequality America has ever seen." Jamie wants to go to Congress to close the gap: "It erodes the conditions for real democracy when CEOs are making hundreds of times what workers are making and simultaneously have the power to dominate our politics. I will be a leader for the 99% in Congress because the billionaires and CEOs already have all the lobbyists they need."

Jamie wants to increase the minimum wage and will fight for a true living wage for all American workers. Jamie worked to build unanimous support for an increase of Maryland's minimum wage, and he'll bring that same conviction to Washington to fight for improved wages, benefits and labor standards for all working Americans.?

Source: 2016 Maryland House campaign website JamieRaskin.com , Nov 8, 2016

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