New York State
A coalition of labor, communtiy, and faith organizations are urging the New York state legislature and Governor Cuomo to raise the state's minimum wage to at least $9.00 per hour and to index the minimum wage to rise each year with the cost of living.
Poll: A January 2013 Quinnipiac University poll reported that 80 percent of voters in New York support raising the state's minimum wage.
Contact: Andrés Kwon, Senior Organizer at the Center for Popular Democracy, email@example.com]
Twitter: Tweet your support for a $9 #minwage with indexing to @nygovcuomo and @nysenate, and call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-4246 to demand a raise.
Facebook: Visit Dean Skelos on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/senatordeanskelos and tell him to Raise the Wage!
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