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By Kristin Wyatt, Associated Press
Congress' inaction on the $7.25 hourly minimum wage is again playing out on state ballots, with voters in four states considering an increase and another considering wages for the youngest workers…
By Nick Hanauer
Opponents of the $15 minimum wage claim that if the minimum wage goes up, jobs will go down. But this is simply an intimidation tactic used by employers to keep wages down and keep profits high.
By PBS NewsHour
In 2015, Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price announced he would raise the company’s minimum wage to $70,000 a year by 2017 and slash his own compensation by more than 90 percent. More than a year later, Price reports the company's…
By Veronique de Rugy
Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would be a boon to some workers, but the aggregate effect would be overwhelmingly negative.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially.
Science tells us that critical brain development in children begins well before kindergarten, so their care and education prior to starting school matter. But the very foundation of effective early education -- child care providers -- often struggle to earn…
By John Komlos
Raising the minimum wage has not hurt anyone except the boogeyman in the imagination of the 1 percenters and their entourage.
By Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Bernie Sanders' crusade to shape the Democratic party platform scored a win late Friday night, with the approval of an amendment calling for increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 over time.
By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline
Most states have put the Great Recession behind them, but memories of anemic tax revenues and slashed budgets still haunt state lawmakers, and fears about the next downturn are growing as the country’s economic expansion enters the traditional danger zone.
By Joshua Barajas
D.C. lawmakers approved a measure Tuesday that would raise the hourly minimum wage to $15, joining lawmakers in New York and California who have passed similar proposals in recent months.
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