Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Manchin is one of 2 moderate Senate Democrats that do not support the present effort to raise the minimum wage, which other Democrats hope to pass as part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bundle.
Manchin informed The Hill that he does not support the minimum wage increase on February 2, while including that he would be “encouraging of generally having something that’s responsible and reasonable.”
Manchin previously balked at the proposal regarding $1,400 COVID-19 relief checks, arguing that they should be provided on a more strictly “targeted” basis, although he is thought to typically support the payments.
Evansmore was joined by other advocates from the West Virginia chapter of the Poor Individuals’s Campaign, consisting of Pam Fort, who advised workers to “state sufficient is enough” because “we’re tired of putting the filthy rich in silk beds and us sleeping on straws.”
A variety of West Virginia employees used their personal pleas for Manchin to support the wage increase during the occasion.
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