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Beyer Calls on Cantor to Bring Minimum Wage to the Floor

With supportive voices on both sides of the aisle, former Lieutenant Government Don Beyer today called on Republican House Leader Eric Cantor to bring a minimum wage bill to the floor. “As of today, both Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum stated their support for a minimum wage hike,” Beyer said of the Republican former governors. “I challenge Eric Cantor and Republicans in Congress to follow their lead. Let’s have a full vote on an increase in the minimum wage, rather than continue to play partisan politics with workers’ livelihoods.”

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Please Join us for Happy Hour

Please join Don, Megan and Team Beyer for a happy hour with special guests Melody Barnes, Jim Messina, Pete Rouse and Julianna Smoot on Thursday, May 22nd, 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Café Asia, 1550 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209.

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Beyer Commends Va. Attorney General’s Action on Immigrants’ Education

Applauding Attorney General Mark Herring’s decision today to allow immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to qualify for in-state tuition, congressional candidate and former Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer claimed the move was “just commonsense fairness.” The opinion issued by Herring and announced this morning cleared the way for Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to qualify for in-state tuition. The move will enhance access to higher education by making Virginia universities, colleges, and community colleges far more affordable for undocumented immigrant students.

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People Are Voting!

Starting today, people are voting in the Democratic Primary. That means it's go-time! Our team needs to reach out to all the likely voters so they know about Don and our campaign before they cast their ballot. Can you sign up to help us? Our office is constantly buzzing with people making phone calls, coming and going on canvasses, and just having a good time. Now all we need is you!

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