Roy Cooper, Colorado, North Carolina discussed on WIBC Programming

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Workers are hurting in my own state our neighbors in Wisconsin and Ohio Pennsylvania all over the country wages have stagnated while CEO pay has skyrocketed so when the president says the economy is strong my question is strong for home strong for the wealthy who are reaping rewards from tax cuts they don't need the American economy needs to be a different kind of strong song for the science teacher spending her own money to buy supplies for her classroom wrong for the single mom picking up extra hours so she can afford her daughter soccer cleats strong for the small business owner who has to make payroll at the end of the month Michigan invented the middle class so we now if the economy doesn't work for working people it just doesn't work who fights for working hard working Americans Democrats still in the US house speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats passed a landmark bill on equal pay another bill to get thirty million Americans are raised by increasing the minimum wage and groundbreaking legislation finally give Medicare the power to negotiate lower drug prices for America's seniors and families those three bills and more than two hundred seventy five other bipartisan bills are just gathering dust on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stats senator McConnell Erica needs you to move those spells meanwhile Democrats across the country are getting things done Pennsylvania's governor Tom wolf is expanding the right to overtime pay Michigan is still if you're on the clock you deserve to get paid Nevada governor Steve says select North Carolina governor Roy Cooper a working to get hard working teachers race and speaking of the classroom Wisconsin governor Tony Iverson unilaterally increase school funding by sixty five million dollars last year in Colorado governor Richard Paul as having an active free all day kindergarten in twenty nine states we've helped pass minimum wage hikes in the law which will lift people out of poverty and improve lives for families that's strange bass action democracy takes action and that's why I'm so inspired by young people they respond to mass shootings demanding policies that make schools safer they react to a world that's literally on fire with fire in their bellies to push leaders to finally take action on climate change they take on a road filled with potholes with a shovel and some to it's what gives me great confidence in our future and it's why sometimes it feels like they're the adults in the room but it shouldn't have to be that way it's not their master clean up it's hours the choices we make today create their reality tomorrow young people I'm talking.

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