HuffPost: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demands ‘Living Wage’ For Hill Workers

New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezis pushing hard on her demands that Congress pay its staffers and interns a living wage.

The Democrat, who has vowed to pay her interns at least $15 an hour, shared her concerns Tuesday in response to a viral tweet pointing out how lawmakers seeking unpaid interns are excluding everyone but those rich enough to work for free.

Her remarks on Tuesday follow similar concerns she raised the day before when she met Capitol Hill staffers and interns who said they were working second jobs at a restaurant to make end’s meet. 

Read more about the Congresswoman’s work here.

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