March 10, 2021


I gave my employees a $15 minimum wage. It didn’t destroy my business.

  • Raising the wages of my employees helped our business and the local economy.
  • Millions of Americans are living in poverty while working full time.
  • Congress must raise the minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour to ensure a swift economic recovery.
  • John Driscoll is the CEO of CareCentrix.
  • This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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We can afford to raise the minimum wage. As part of his administration’s bold COVID-19 relief package, President Joe Biden has promised to raise the federal minimum wage to $15

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Biden press aide resigns over threatening to ‘destroy’ reporter pursuing personal story

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The White House said Saturday it has accepted the resignation of a staffer who allegedly threatened to “destroy” a reporter who was asking about his personal life.

White House Deputy Spokesman TJ Ducklo was originally suspended for one week without pay, but now the administration of President Joe Biden has accepted his resignation, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement.

According to Vanity Fair magazine, Ducklo called Politico reporter Tara Palmeri after she began asking questions about his months-old personal relationship with a reporter from Politico rival Axios, Alexi McCammond.


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