By far the most galvanizing and most widely reported legislative battle of the past two years was Wisconsin Gov.
Ohio’s General Assembly, for instance, voted to completely eliminate funding for labor inspectors in 2011, leaving no staff to enforce state minimum-wage, overtime, child labor, or prevailing wage laws.
ver the past two years, state legislators across the country have launched an unprecedented series of initiatives aimed at lowering labor standards, weakening unions, and eroding workplace protections for both union and non-union workers.
This policy agenda undercuts the ability of low- and middle-wage workers, both union and non-union, to earn a decent wage.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average. Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 12.3% (8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for American Indian residents, 28.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.6% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.
Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.