Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc), a tea party favorite, insulted minimum wage workers at a recent constituent event, saying that "when you’re a good worker you don’t stay at minimum wage for long."
Johnson has a strong record supporting the one percent and opposing jobs-creating programs. He voted against the American Jobs Act. He also proposed a moratorium on all federal regulations until unemployment dropped to 7.
Wisconsin Jobs Now and a group of low-wage workers are using an unusual state law to try to pressure Gov. Scott Walker into raising the state's minimum wage, Bryce Covert reports: That statute says, “Every wage paid or agreed to be ... Read Post
Sen. Ron Johnson Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, showing the same mastery of the student debt issue as he has of the minimum wage, insisted Wednesday that the reasons for high student debt are, first, that "We are pounding in... Read Post