State and local officials understand that passing a long-term infrastructure bill is not only the right thing to do for the country, it’s just common sense.
In the year since the President first called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, 10 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to increase the minimum wage. Without waiting on Congress to act, Connecticut, Maryland, and Hawaii are lifting their minimum wages to $10.10 an hour, and other states and localities are considering similar legislation.
Last week, the White House hosted over 250 mayors for a day of events at the White House. Check out pictures from the day.