Local content mills were quick to call out the GOP despite a great deal of Democratic Party infighting. Still, the word from grassroots activists is clear: The progressive base demands a wage increase.
Here's the latest bit of big picture progress:
For better and worse, officials are downplaying legitimate inflation fear from investors.
Meanwhile, it's concerning that organizers and activists don't mention rising prices and costs as part of the risk of their crusade.
Here's their side of the story:
KC Voices: We deserve a $15 minimum wage. If Senators Hawley and Blunt care about the working class, they should be fighting for it in Washington.
Virginia Vann (left) at an SEIU Local 1 event.// Courtesy of Ankur Singh We've been asking members of the KC community to submit stories about life, beliefs, and the future. if you've got a story you'd like to share, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.