Pros- less reliant on the middle east for our consumption of oil. Provides thousands of jobs.
Cons- Huge environmental risks. Will mainly be exporting oil.
Raising Minimum Wage
Pros- people earn more money. More money can be gained through taxes. Help those who are below the poverty line.
Cons- to compensate the rise in wages, companies may have to raise prices. Possible firing do to the rise in wage.
About Ron Wyden
from- Kansas. Senator for Oregon now
Education- University California, Santa Barbra. Stanford. University of Oregon of law.
Views on Major Issues
Saving the environment .
Wants to raise minimum wage.
Ron on keystone and wages
Ron believes its not such a good deal for Americans. The pipeline only creates short-term jobs for construction workers.
“Every study shows that the core result is that there are not fewer employees,” Merkley said. “In fact, consumer demand, because people have more money to spend, actually in some sectors increases the number of employees, so that’s a wash.” -Ron Wyden