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Vary the Minimum Wage by Region? (Letter to the Editor)

A regionally tiered minimum wage would be poor policy that would leave too many workers behind.

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Congress, Raise the Minimum Wage Rather Than Take Away Healthcare

Imagine if Republicans put as much effort into raising worker pay as they have into gutting healthcare.

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Minimum Wage Hike Alarmists Are Wrong

By all real-world measures, Seattle’s phase-in of a $15 minimum wage is working.

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America Needs a $15 Minimum Wage

A $15 minimum wage, fully phased in, would raise pay by about $3,500 for almost 1 in 3 workers.

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Here's who's winning the $15 minimum wage wars now

Momentum remains strong for improving pay for the 40 percent of U.S. workers who struggle on less than $15 an hour.

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Why Black Women Are - And Should Be - Leading The Fight For $15

Women of color have changed the world through their resilience and fortitude to never settle for less.

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Missouri: State Lawmakers Want to Snatch Raises from Workers Who Need It Most

"Emergency" bill claims that raising pay for workers at the bottom poses a threat to public health and safety. Seriously.

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Heartless in the Heartland

Never before has a state government acted to reverse minimum wage increases already in place.

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A GOP Rising Star's Big Choice

Missouri Governor Greitens should veto a bill that strips St. Louis minimum wage workers of a raise.