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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.

A Look at 30 Years of U.S. Minimum Wage [Interactive]

This graph is the best argument for raising the minimum wage is from The Washington Post.

The Minimum Wage Debate In Charts is from The New Yorker.

The Case For A Higher Minimum Wage
is also from The New Yorker.

What Actually Happens When You Raise the Minimum Wage is from The Atlantic.

Quote Of The Day: “Think Only Teenagers Earn The Minimum Wage?”

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.

Once a Fringe Idea, the $15 Minimum Wage Is Making Big Gains is from The NY Times.

Increasing the minimum wage would help, not hurt, the economy is from The NBC News.

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