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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to the House Republican tax plan:
“The plan released by the Republican leadership is nothing but a dream come true for the biggest corporations. It will further destroy the middle class by giving huge tax breaks to wealthy Americans on the backs of working people.
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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal issued the following statement applauding Seattle’s minimum wage increase, as the hourly wage for some workers hit $15:
“I’m incredibly proud that Seattle is continuing to lead the way in the fight against income inequality,” said Rep. Jayapal. “No one should work full time and live in poverty.”
As of January 1, 2017, the minimum wage for tens of thousands of workers at Seattle’s largest businesses is $15 per hour.