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INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE

On this Labor Day 2013, increasing the minimum wage upwards from the current $7.50 is a step in the right direction. As prices for gas, food and road tolls continue to increase, the more an individual can earn working the better for each family.

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George September 04, 2013 at 06:25 PM
$10 an hour is a joke right? How about being more honest about GDP and inflation? How is the high price of College and Health Care considered GDP, then on the flip side the price of Health Care and College not part of the inflation chart? Treasury Bond TIPS should be paying much more out.
Jake Mohorovic September 04, 2013 at 08:21 PM
Matthew, thanks for the correction. What is your recommendation Matthew regarding elective office? Thank you
Jake Mohorovic September 04, 2013 at 08:24 PM
George, when and if the next Administration introduces a proposal to increase the minimum wage, I hope you will come to Annapolis and testify. Your comments strike many good points.
Jake Mohorovic September 04, 2013 at 09:12 PM
George, I finished reading the Iceland experience. Please pass it onto the federal elected officials.
George September 04, 2013 at 10:30 PM
I have, I have emailed Barbara Mukulski on many issues ( TARP i was against, Iraq Against, Affordable Health Care as written against ). I like the idea of our government sticking to public things, as in "Can any citizen use this?, is this for the common good of all?" If the answer is no on either of those I've been vocal. ( Pre-K for all?, Why not medicare for all? why not any public service be a public service, or not a public function? According to Maryland budget and federal budget combined it costs 30,000 dollars per person on medicare per year? This is the cheapest you could do?

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