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In March, Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) railroads announced a merger, which CP said would bring about an “industrial renaissance” and “growth across the industrial heartland.”
Testimony from Thursday's public hearing.
Every poll taken shows that the number one issue on the minds of voters is “jobs and the economy.” Why, then, is a federal program that has helped create thousands of Wisconsin jobs at hundreds of Wisconsin businesses and generated billions in economic activity for the state currently on life support in Washington, D.C.?
The goal sounds enticingly simple: let’s help alleviate poverty in Milwaukee County by requiring any business under contract with the county to pay a higher “living wage.” If a business wants to do business with the County, make sure they are paying good, family-supporting wages to their workers.