Diane Feinstein (CA)

Minimum Wage

Profiling Diane Feinstein

Diane Feinstein was elected to the U,S. Senate in 1992 and is California's first female U.S. Senator alongside Barbara Boxer. She has the record for the most popular votes in any U.S. Senate election in history. She is the first woman to have presided over a U.S. presidential inauguration. At age 80, she's the oldest currently serving U.S. Senator.

Minimum Wage

Pros of minimum wage: It guarantees that an employee will not get paid less than the stated minimum wage. It gives employees the incentive to do the job they were hired for.

Cons: Minimum wage setup is too low and way behind times. The low wages causes taxpayers to pay the difference for those to live off of food stamps, medicaid, etc.

The minimum wage in California is $10. Senator Feinstein supports increasing the minimum wage.