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Time for the entire nation to get a raise

In 2014, South Dakotans voted for an increase in the minimum wage, because they know that people deserve to be fairly compensated for their work. Jay believes that it's time for the entire nation to get a raise, and he will fight for a minimum wage that is fair, just and livable.
Source: 2016 South Dakota Senate campaign web JayWilliams2016.org , Apr 1, 2016

Raise minimum wage to $12 and then $15

Dixon supports raising Social Security taxes on incomes above $150,000 and raising income tax rates on people earning more than $250,000 and thinks the federal minimum wage should be raised to perhaps $12, if not $15, an hour.

"People who make $250 million a year pay the same (income) tax rate as people who make $250,000," he said. "It's gotten very skewed. It doesn't hurt the wealthy to pay a little bit more."

Source: Capital Journal on 2016 South Dakota Senate race , Mar 29, 2016

Supports federal responsbility to assure livable income.

Williams supports the AFA survey question on livable wage

The American Family Association Action Voter Guide asked if candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'It is the government's responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.' American Family Association Action (AFA Action) produces the online "iVoterGuide" for selected state and federal races. The mission of AFA Action is to inform and mobilize individuals to strengthen the biblical foundations of America.

Source: American Family Association survey 16AFA_Q29 on Nov 8, 2016

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