The proposal is part of a broader rethinking of criminal justice policy within the Obama administration.
“I’ve heard from too many young people who are frustrated that they’ve done everything they were supposed to do — and now they’re paying the price,” Obama said yesterday in his weekly address.
Forget about raising the minimum wage. In Rand Paul’s mind, the real solution to putting more money in the pockets of everyday Americans is to give them ‘lower wages.’
Holder said he is personally monitoring the ongoing investigations into financial institutions and is “resolved to seeing them through.”
Finally, America has an Attorney General who “gets it”.
A higher minimum wage will mean more money in the pockets of workers which builds a thriving economy.
In this very honest, historically accurate, and informative video, Ethan Nadelmann, Executor Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, brilliantly explains the shockingly racist origins and outcomes of the failed “War on Drugs.”
While Republicans have been busy the past 4 years in the US House of Representatives, state governments have been busy drafting legislation that would raise the minimum wage above the Federal minimum of $7.25.
A new analysis points out that a raise in the minimum wage would boost the economy and provide relief for the the working poor.
President Obama said that each of the eight men and women were sentenced under an unfair system that included unjust mandatory sentencing.
A series of announcements by Pope Francis changed some positions inside of the Church, and in continuing with reforming the Christian religion, ousted a popular Right-wing Cardinal out of St. Louis.
Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, have refused to grant benefits to same-sex couples that are members of their National Guards
88 percent of minimum wage workers are above the age of 20. A third are at least 40 years old.
Even George Zimmerman’s own legal defense team has publicly spoken out against his decision to visit the Kel-Tec facility.
A 2007 federal court order required New York to provide inmates with “serious” mental illness more treatment while in solitary. And a follow-up law enacted in 2011 all but bans such inmates from being put there altogether.
Despite all of the things going against Walmart, never once do they consider people are waking up to their business model. Instead, they point the finger at everybody but themselves.