Rally Held to Support Minimum Wage Increase

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Many workers across Northcentral Wisconsin say they want to see minimum wage go up.

In an effort to get that message across, Democratic congressional candidate Kelly Westlund staged a rally outside of Congressman Sean Duffy's Wausau office.

Westlund was joined by dozens of supporters, many of whom are fast food workers. They say that $7.25 an hour isn't enough.

"I know so many people who are having a tough time making ends meet. The jobs that are out there and available to most people are only part time." says fast food worker Amber Clay.

At the end of the rally, the group went to Congressman Duffy's office to speak with him, but he wasn't there.

Newschannel 7 reached out to Congressman Duffy's office for comment, however we were not able to reach him.

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