New Study: Raising Minimum Wage Harms Low-Income Workers

A paper released yesterday by a group of researchers at the University of Washington reveals that, as conservatives and economists have predicted, drastic minimum wage hikes may indeed harm the very people that they were put in place to help. The study,


Santorum Says Stagnant Wages the Problem

Breaking from libertarian orthodoxy, Sen. Rick Santorum endorsed a modest raise to $8.75 in the minimum wage over three years to show voters Republicans care about stagnant wages. “I’m not for what Barack Obama wants to do,” he told the Missouri Republican