The House could vote Friday on a nearly $2 trillion COVID relief package.
That bill probably will not include an increase in the minimum wage, following a ruling from the Senate parliamentarian, but some Wisconsin residents are calling on Senator Ron Johnson to support the bill.
Amy Midle runs a deejay company in Madison, and she she had a direct message for Johnson during a Facebook forum Thursday night.
“Stop it. Stop thinking about your income, stop thinking about your savings account,” said
Another speaker, Selika Duckworth-Lawson, is a professor at UW-Eau Claire whose husband has been laid off for weeks during the pandemic.
She says families are having to decide whether to pay for food, gas, or other needs.
“I know people who needed three jobs in order to be able to pay for all their living expenses,” said