Roving camera 1-23-20: What do you think would make the U.S. economy more fair for the average worker?
I think giving people equal access to opportunities in education and employment would help. — Cynthia, Financial Analyst, Mattapan
A higher minimum wage and rent control. Most people are spending 50% or more of their income on rent. — Samuel Pierce, Entrepreneur, Dorchester
Better housing. Affordable housing. I live in this area. People are getting pushed out of their homes. — Linda, Teacher, Roxbury
They need to open up more jobs. When Menino was mayor and there were more youth jobs, the murder rate went down. People need something to do. — Lonnie Smith, Hospital Worker, Dorchester
Most people think it’s taxes or affordable housing. I really don’t know. If you make housing more affordable, other costs would still go up. — Ronjay Beasley, Photographer, Dorchester
Affordable housing. If you’re able to afford where you live, you’re not worried about paying for groceries and other costs. — Tyahra Angus, Librarian, Roxbury