Entries by Gloria Story Dittus

Is the Third Time a Charm: Can the Need to Rebuild the Economy Secure an Infrastructure Bill in this Congress?

President Biden’s next legislative priority is passage of an infrastructure and economic recovery package. Earlier this year, the President outlined his proposal, The American Jobs Plan, which seeks to modernize our nation’s infrastructure and advance clean energy initiatives while helping to create jobs and rebuild our economy as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. According […]

Debate Over Raising the Federal Minimum Wage

An important debate in Congress that has taken place this year has been the debate over raising the federal minimum wage. As Congress finalized the most recent stimulus package, Members of Congress also considered raising the minimum wage from the current rate of $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025 to aid our […]