Far too many good-paying, full-time jobs disappeared when Wall Street crashed our economy back in 2009. Unfortunately, these jobs were replaced with part-time, low-wage, no-benefits jobs in the gig economy. In Southern Arizona, the post-recession economic recovery has been slow. Arizona workers deserve better. In this video, Pamela Powers Hannley, progressive Democrat running for the Arizona Legislature in LD9, talks about putting Arizonans back to work and about job creation through diversified, sustainable economic development, public banking and other economic reforms. (Paid for by Pamela Powers Hannley for House.)
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Video testimony regarding paid sick leave at Tucson City Council Meeting (at about the 30 min mark)