Keith Ellison

Reps Introduce Common Sense Wage Theft Protections for Workers that the GOP Will Surely Fight

Reps Introduce Common Sense Wage Theft Protections for Workers that the GOP Will Surely Fight
An amendment to the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act which would disqualify any corporation that violates the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or commits wage theft from certain federal contracts, has been introduced. The amendment, a potential win for workers, was brought forth by the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC).
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Keith Ellison's Impact on the Marriage Amendment Votes

Rep. Keith Ellison (DFL-MN) always sets really lofty goals for increasing his turnout. In 2010 it was to prevent the expected drop-off from the insane turnout of 2008 and help the DFL win the Governor's race. This year it was to make sure that the two amendments were defeated. I believe he had a huge impact this year.
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