Fed up with the do-nothing Congress, people around the country are no longer waiting for Washington to lead on some of the most pressing economic fairness issues of our time.
Take the minimum wage debate. States and cities are rising above the partisan swamp in the nation’s capital to combat wage stagnation. In the 2014 session, 10 state legislatures and the District of Columbia passed minimum wage increases. Similarly, state and local efforts to rein in CEO pay are proliferating.