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The Francene Marie Show

Sundays 6:00am-7:00am

Will we get closer to closing the wealth gap by offering $15 an hour? By now you’ve heard about President Biden signing the executive order raising minimum wage paid by federal contractors to $15 an hour. When you vote for your favorite political candidate you kind of expect some benefits to making your life better. More than twenty states will increase their minimum wages for workers.

There are 25 states raising their minimum wage this year and those states are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington. The goal is to keep folks employed with a decent living wage after the job loss devastation jumpstarting in 2019.

First African American, one-woman syndicated radio host in the Southeast region for major broadcast networks. Over the past 23 years my passion and perseverance has lead me to reach and relate to demographics spanning, Sports stations, Country, Hip-hop, R & B, Gospel, Adult Contemporary & Top 40 radio stations. I have a unique way of setting the tone, and people feel comfortable telling their story,