By Delegates Manuel, Farris, Tillis, Hunt, Douglas, Proudfoot, Beach, Kuhn, Doyle, Compton, Leach, Willison, Johnson, Prezioso, Whitman, Staton, Moore, Love, Fleischauer, Gallagher, McGraw, Heck, Collins, Amores, Seacrist, J. Martin, Bennett, Linch, Varner, Hubbard, Ball, Kelley, Fragale, Preece, Pino, Beane and Yeager:
H. C. R. 31
Supporting the federal increase of the minimum wage level."
Whereas, The federal minimum wage sets the income level for many people in low paying jobs; and
Whereas, Increasing the minimum wage will help people get off welfare; and
Whereas, Increasing the minimum wage will help low wage earners cope with the rising cost of living; and
Whereas, Those persons receiving the increased minimum wage will spend more money which will boost the economy; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That support is hereby expressed for increasing the federal minimum wage; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates send a copy of this resolution to members of the state congressional delegation.