Three local legislators live on 17 dollars a day to highlight daily life on minimum wage

State Representative Darryl Rouson is one of 18 legislators that will be restricting their budget to 17 dollars a day. photo by Florida House of Representatives

Today we talk to three local lawmakers who are living on 17 dollars a day to bring attention to how much minimum wage workers have to live on daily after paying for rent and utilities. Representatives Darryl Rousson, Dwight Dudley from St. Petersburg and Amanda Murphy from Pasco County took on the challenge to live by this budget for a week; They join us today to talk about how it affected the way they pay for necessities, eat , and  get around.

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