10 Resolutions Congress Should Adopt in 2013

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  • Immigration Reform
  • Economic Stimulus
  • Minimum Wage
  • Repeal Citizens United
  • Adopt Uniform Voting Standards
  • Peace in the Middle East
  • Affordable College
  • Workforce Reinvestment Act
  • A Fresh Start
  • Campaign Finance Reform
  • Bipartisanship

Minimum Wage

"Minimum wage is currently worth less than it was in 1968 in real terms. Instead of increasing it every few years or every decade after it has eroded significantly, we can make it half of the average wage so it's adjusted to wage growth," said Algernon Austin, an economist at the Economic Policy Institute. 

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