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Minnesota Network for Progressive Action
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Mack made a case for compassionate conservatism. Many of you remember that this was the theme of the 2000 election that brought George W. Bush to the White House. Somewhere along the way, compassionate conservatism morphed into tax cuts for the wealthy and endless war....but in . . .
The Minnesota House and Senate leadership have a disagreement about the minimum wage bill. The House wants an inflationary adjustment in 2017. There is one obstacle to this....
Senator Tom Bakk.
Bakk has been an obstacle to this bill. He ran the clock out on it during the last session - supporting a lower minimum wage than the House. He seems to be on board with the $9.50 bill this time around, but has found another excuse to pull away - this time it is the inflationary adjustment.