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An Equitable, Stable Economy


Last updated 1/2/2019 at 3:02pm

As 2019 begins, people have a variety of goals and aspirations. Besides wishing for good health, individuals often hope for a better year economically – for themselves individually, their community and their nation.

2018 was a mixed bag economically. Jobs continued to be added and unemployment reached the lowest point in several decades. That is good news.

However, many of those new jobs were minimum wage or low-paying jobs. There was little increase in the number of living wage jobs, particularly in the manufacturing sector.

For most working people, wages also did not increase much....

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