Should Hear from Constituents
The following Senators supported Kennedy's amendment in November 1999 and should be thanked and encouraged to support Daschle and Kennedy again. They co uld be of further help if they would urged the Republican Leadership (Senator Lott) to allow time in the Senate to debate and vote on the issue.
The following Senators supported a $1 increase over 2 years in the past but not in November. They should be asked to support the Daschle-Kennedy bill when it comes to the floor again.
Fitzgerald (July 1999)
Smith (March 1999)
The following Senators, for one reason or another, should be supporters of the Daschle-Kennedy bill.
(State minimum wage is $5.65, Congressman Young of Alaska voted for House bill)
Abraham (election 2000)
Grams (election 2000)
DeWine (election 2000)
Santorum (election 2000)
Gorton (State minimum wage is $6.50)