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Ann Stevens testifies at the California State Assembly

Ann Stevens participated in a hearing of the California State Assembly, Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review, called by Assembly member Roger Dickinson, on the State’s Role in Addressing Income and Wealth Inequality.  The committee included testimony from five economic and policy experts from California’s top universities.  The San Francisco Chronicle quoted Stevens’ remarks on the decline in real wages for the least skilled in its reporting on the hearing, “At the current (wage) levels, it's simply not possible for a large fraction of U.S. earners to support themselves and their families, even if everything goes right," and they can work full time.  See