State Representative Justin Rodriguez Files Minimum Wage Bill

January 12, 2017

AUSTIN-This week, Representative Justin Rodriguez filed House Bill 954, which would enable and empower counties and municipalities to establish a local minimum wage greater than the current federal minimum of $7.25.  Twenty-nine other states, and D.C., have adopted a minimum wage above the federal minimum, but not Texas.  With the cost of living on the rise, a wage of $7.25 per hour impedes Texans’ ability to prosper economically and stymies their purchasing power.

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Rodriguez: Doing nothing has a price

March 23, 2015

Put rather bluntly by author Mitch Albom in his best-seller “Tuesdays with Morrie“: “Look, no matter where you live, the biggest defect we human beings have is our shortsightedness.”

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