President Obama proposed raising the minimum raise during his State of the Union address earlier this week.
Here are some resources sharing why it’s important.
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Here are my choices for The Best Resources On Why Raising The Minimum Wage Is Important:
What Actually Happens When You Raise the Minimum Wage is from The Atlantic.
When the Minimum Wage Makes Economists Smile is from The Harvard Business Review.
The Research Case for a Higher Minimum Wage is by Matthew Yglesias.
Economists disagree on whether the minimum wage kills jobs. Why? is from The Washington Post.
This graph is the best argument for raising the minimum wage is from The Washington Post.
The Man and the Thinking Behind the Minimum Wage Hike is from the PBS News Hour.
Economists agree: Raising the minimum wage reduces poverty is from The Washington Post.
Can You Live on the Minimum Wage? is an excellent interactive from The New York Times.
— Matt Richardson (@MT_Richardson) April 27, 2015
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