Why NOT Raise The Minimum Wage?
In the recent election, five states—Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota—voted in favor of ballot proposals to raise their minimum wage.
These election results correlate with current nationwide trends, which show that most Americans support minimum wage increases. Last year, Gallup found that 76 percent of Americans strongly favored raising the minimum wage to $9.
With so many American in favor of it, why not raise the minimum wage?
Well, how much should we raise it? Should we raise it to $15? Why stop there? Why not raise it to $20? Or $25? $50? $75? $100? How about $500? Wouldn’t it be awesome to make $500 an ho