Wyoming holds the lowest minimum wage in the country, tied with Georgia and after the most recent legislative session that doesn't seem like it will change anytime soon.
When we confront policy makers with the struggles that real people face just to make ends meet, they can no longer hide behind the same old tired excuses.
Minimum wage workers are older than you think. Minimum wage workers are not just teenagers. Nearly 90% of minimum wage workers are 20 years or older. The average minimum wage worker is 35 years old.
That's why we need you to share your story.
With your story, we can make sure that your life experience – rather than wealthy corporations' – is at the center of the economic debate in Wyoming.