"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage took a sizable step forward in the Senate this afternoon. A Daily Kos poster has waded through a myriad of reports and pieced together a good summary.  Complete with a rhetorical question or two.

Harry Reid breaks GOP min. wage filibuster

A step forward for the minimum wage increase this afternoon, as the Senate cleared the logjam of the Republican filibuster that had been preventing the UpperdownvoteTM.  But just how craven was Republican opposition to a fair day's pay for an honest day's work? Well, apparently the tax breaks they demanded in exchange for [...]

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