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Minimum wage bill

April 14, 2014

Gov.?Mark Dayton is set to sign the Minimum Wage bill passed by the Democrats in the Legislature. The bill will take the state’s minimum wage from among the lowest in the nation to among the highes....

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amber86

Apr-15-14 7:57 PM

People working full time jobs should not have to live in poverty!! $8.00/hr is not enough to live on. Even if you're putting in over time! Raise it NOW not later!!

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Avoice

Apr-15-14 11:01 PM

Why not raise the amount to $15.00 an hour? The Government would just increase the amount that would notates the various poverty levels. Raising the minimum wage only benefits two entities - the federal government with increased tax collections, increase SS and OASI contributions and the state government with increase sales tax and income tax collections. Whether this lifts people out of poverty has yet to be seen as previous attempts at this never has.

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middleclassworker

Apr-16-14 12:13 AM

The average company on the S&P made somewhere around $42,000 in profits (after expenses) off of each one of their employees.

They can afford it.

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