It’s Long Past Time to Raise the Minimum Wage

The Republicans’ stance is meanness for the sake of meanness

Washington Post
Jun 14, 2019 · 4 min read
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Demonstrators gather in support of McDonald’s workers as part of the Fight for $15 minimum-wage movement last month at a McDonald’s in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

By Helaine Olen

On Wednesday, Nevada became the most recent state to increase its minimum wage, when Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) signed legislation that would also begin the slow process of raising it from the current $7.25 an hour for workers receiving benefits and…

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