Live And Local With Kevin Wall 02/13/13: Minimum Wage, State Of the Union, and Legislation
US President Barack Obama arriveS on stage after winning the 2012 US presidential election November 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama swept to re-election, forging history again by defying the dragging economic recovery and high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Republican Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)(Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
In his State of the Union Address, President Obama proposed to raise the minimum wage. Callers discuss their opinions with Kevin on the issue.
Sabrina Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Independent Women’s Forum, speaks with Kevin on the new policies President Obama proposes to help women. Brian Fadie, Executive Director for Progress Now Nevada discusses gun control.
Kevin discussed what’s going on in Carson City with Geoff Lawrence, Deputy Policy Director with the Nevada Policy Research Institute.