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Raising the minimum wage raises false hope, consumer prices


Earlier this week members of the Minnesota House Select Committee on Living Wage Jobs landed in Brainerd and received an earful of comments from workers, business owners and union representatives.

What is a living wage? Who decides what a living wage is?

A living wage is what an individual needs to provide the basics for him or herself – food, shelter, clothing and transportation.

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