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Senator Kapenga Leads Fight Against Tax Increase

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KAPENGA DEBATES RIGHT-TO-WORK ON UPFRONT

GOP Rep. Chris Kapenga said he’s spearheading legislative efforts to introduce a “right-to-work” bill in the upcoming legislative session because not having a choice whether to be in a union is “just fundamentally against what I stand for.”

Kapenga on restricting 'living wage' ordinances

According to Kapenga, the bill would limit hourly wage municipalities could pay with state tax dollars. He said he believes higher mandated wages are counter-productive.

“We want the policies that will grow jobs,” Kapenga said. “This inflated wage type policy… actually has proven to reduce the overall number of jobs.”