Letter: Monica Vernon will fight for workers

One line really stood out to me in State Senators Rob Hogg and Wally Horn’s piece (“Time to raise minimum wage in Linn County,” July 31): “While no one should expect to get rich earning the minimum wage, no full-time worker should live in poverty.”

Iowans don’t want handouts. We want good-paying jobs that allow us to support our families. We want an economy that rewards the hard work of the middle class, not an economy that funnels money into large corporations that are shipping American jobs overseas. Hardworking Iowans don’t need partisan talking points and lip service.

We need a representative in Washington who fights to protect workers and grow our local economy, not corporate handouts with little to show for them. With over 20 endorsements from labor unions and hardworking Iowans supporting her, Monica Vernon will be the representative that fights or us and that’s why I’ll be supporting her in November.

Aggie Doyle

Cedar Rapids


MORE Letters to the Editor ARTICLES TO READ NEXT ...

Humanity is quickly degenerating. Mass murder, violent crime, sexual crimes and deviations all are on the rise. Today people have no foundation or guidepost on which to live their lives.Men no longer know how to be men, nor women ...

The source of the following information is from an opinion column published in the New York Times on Oct. 4, 2017: 'Below are the top 10 career recipients of N.R.A. funding - through donations or spending to benefit the candidate ...

Give us feedback

Have you found an error or omission in our reporting? Tell us here.

Do you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.