“Our lives and liberty shouldn’t be stolen to give a tax break to the wealthy. That’s truly un-American.”
“In our community, people aren’t able to find attendants,” an Austin-based organizer told MintPress. “We don’t have a competitive wage at all when someone can go to Wal-Mart or Target now and start at $10 hour,” compared to $8 per hour for attendants.
AUSTIN, Texas --- On May 19, about two dozen disabled Texans and their personal care aides gathered at the entrance to the governor’s office chanting: “Greg Abbott, come on out! We’ve got something to talk about!” Others were inside, refusing to leave. They’d come from around the state to demand better wages for personal care