State Rep. Ben Baker, who represents the 160th District of Missouri, comes from a long line of construction workers. Growing up in this environment, he learned how to work hard. “America was built on the principle and idea of hard work,” he says. “You can’t substitute anything for hard work.”
Here he speaks about the value of work, and how Americans and communities suffer the consequences when the government doesn’t incentivize the right things.
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