Commentary: The Conservative Case for a $15 Minimum Wage and Pulling Down the Temple
And there was weeping and gnashing of teeth.
For Newsweek, I was invited to make the case for the Raise the Wage Act. The bill would mark the first federal minimum wage increase in over a decade, gradually raising the bar from $7.25 to $15 an hour by 2025. The bill is not necessarily a non-starter with Republican voters. As I noted:
Last year, 60.8 percent of Floridians voted to increase the minimu…
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