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Republicans are AGAINST ... the Minimum Wage ...
Republicans are AGAINST ... the Minimum Wage . Not just against Raising the Minimum Wage -- but they are against the actual IDEA of the Minimum Wage, itself.
New York Magazine
John Boehner Teaching GOP How to Talk to Chicks
John Boehner is teaching Republicans how to talk to women, Politico reports . "When you look around the Congress, there are a lot more females in the Democrat caucus than there are in the Republican caucus," the Speaker of the House observed.
The Washington Post
The Morning Plum: Slowly, the political-media narrative on Obamacare turns around
It's now clear that news organizations are beginning to take seriously the idea that Democrats are not uniformly on the defensive over Obamacare.
Interactive: Republicans More Likely to Have Constituents Who Use Food Stamps
When the House voted last September to cut $40 billion from the federal food stamp program over 10 years, all but 15 Republicans supported the measure while not a single Democrat did so.
Don't weaken labor law's 'hot goods' provision
Migrant farmworkers, particularly hand-harvest laborers, are frequently paid less than the minimum wage.
Reservists asked for company nominations
WASHINGTON U.S. Congressman Austin Scott announced Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve , a Department of Defense office, is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Secretary of Defense 8th District Congressman Austin Scott encourages National Guard and reserve members to nominate outstanding civilian employers for the 2014 Secretary of Defense ... (more)
Erlanger Food Facilities And Cleaning Department To Get Major Improvements Under Aramark Contract
Erlanger Health System food facilities and the housekeeping department will get major improvements under a new contract with Aramark, officials said Monday night.
Signal Mountain Burglary Suspect Flees Down Roberts Mill Road
Shortly before 9 a.m., a call was received involving an attempted burglary at a residence on Signal Mountain.
House Passes Keep Your Health Plan Act
The U.S. House voted 261-157 to pass the Keep Your Health Plan Act, which would allow the purchase of health insurance policies not meeting the standards required by Obamacare.
Congressman Scott discusses Farm Bill
United States Representative Austin Scott of Tifton says House leaders are working to get to a new five year farm bill that could boost the economy and provide more jobs in the agriculture industry.
A Spoonful of ____ to Help Keep Farm Bill Subsidy
As Congress continues to try to pass a Farm Bill, including a subsidy for the sugar industry, the political action committee of one of the largest sugar cooperatives in the country is moving more campaign contributions to members of Congress who sit the Congressional committees that handled the legislation, and who have immediate access to the Farm ... (more)