Web Wealth:

March 3rd, 2013 → 1:48 am @

President Obama has renewed talk of a higher minimum wage – he proposes $9 per hour instead of the current $7.25 federal minimum. Is it a good idea? These sites delve into the debate.


Minimum wage: $9

February 18th, 2013 → 3:22 pm @

A hot topic of discussion following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address last Tuesday, is his proposal to increase the minimum hourly wage to $9 over the next couple of years. Currently, Illinois? minimum hourly wage rate sits at $8.25, …


Minimum wage rally gathers leaders and elected officials

February 18th, 2013 → 4:10 am @

Leaders and elected officials gathered on Sunday, urging lawmakers to increase the minimum wage to $9.00 an hour. YNN's Karen Tararache heard from those supporting an idea that many business groups aren't sold on.


Poll: Do you support raising the minimum wage to $9 per hour?

February 13th, 2013 → 10:50 am @

Some say it would represent long-awaited help for the working poor hoping to break into the middle class in the midst of a slowly recovering economy.


Raising minimum wage would bolster recovery: Obama

February 12th, 2013 → 11:06 pm @

President Barack Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage is in sync with his push to grow the economy by bolstering the middle class but it puts him at odds with many small-business owners who see it as a burden.


Minimum-wage veto reignites debate on issue

February 2nd, 2013 → 9:38 am @

As she sat at a Willingboro gas station getting her car filled up last week, Jasmine Miles, 21, said she thought that raising New Jersey's minimum wage to $8.50 an hour was positive.


Potential Minimum Wage Raise in Maryland

January 22nd, 2013 → 6:48 pm @

Minimum wage could be on the rise and that's music to the ears of Krista Wheatley.


Should Nys Lawmakers Increase Minimum Wage?

May 14th, 2012 → 10:42 pm @

Quot;Raising the minimum wage is actually the best strategy for economic growth in Western New York," said Anna Falicov, Board Chair of the Coalition for Economic Justice in Buffalo. "When you put money into low income people's pockets, t…


Illinois Senate to discuss raising minimum wage above $10 an hour

May 2nd, 2012 → 3:11 am @

SPRINGFIELD The Illinois Senate may be poised to vote on a plan to boost the state’s minimum wage.


Minimum wage: San Francisco tops $10 an hour

December 13th, 2011 → 2:25 pm @

Minimum wage for workers in San Francisco will be $10.24 in 2012. San Francisco is the first US city to have a minimum wage over $10 an hour.