Sanders Statement on Low-Wage Rallies

WASHINGTON, April 15 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement as low-wage workers around the country rally in support of raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

“I want to applaud the workers who are organizing today in the fight to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. The truth is that by putting more money into the pockets of workers in underpaid jobs, we can put more money back into our neighborhoods, strengthen the economy and create more good jobs.”