You are not forcing a business to pay a minimum wage, but the government is giving a competitive advantage to a business that is goes the extra mile for the employees. Use the market forces to drive competition.
Part of the Snowden fiasco was caused when someone (Snowden) was not properly vetted. He was allowed access to data that he never should have been allowed sniffing access to in 1,000 years. If anything is to be learned is that private companies, like the one Snowden was working, should not be allowed access to sensitive information. They are untrustworthy by definition.
If you live in a district – stay in your district. You already have a Congressional Seat. You want to run for Congress – by all means represent YOUR home town – not mine.
Weed is not an entrance drug to other drugs but an entrance infraction that allows all laws to be broken and government disrespected.