Fight for $44! What if Wages Matched Wall Street Bonuses?

April 8, 2021

While the Fight for $15 movement stalled in Congress, thanks to every Republican in the Senate, a select few Democrats, and one independent U.S. Senator, an amazing idea has been brought to national attention by Sarah Anderson. Anderson is a co-editor at, a project of the progressive Institute for Policy Studies. According to Anderson, […]

Governor Edwards Wants to Raise Minimum Wage in 2019

January 3, 2019

On Thursday, minimum wage increases took effect in twenty states across the nation, while in Louisiana the minimum wage remained at $7.25. This year, Governor John Bel Edwards wants to try once again to change that. “A modest but meaningful increase to $8.50 over a couple of years would be the right thing to do,” […]

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