Low-Wage Workers Find It’s Easier to Fall Into Poverty, and Harder to Get Out. (The New York Times, 3/16/2014)
$1.75 above the Tennessee minimum wage of $7.25. “There’s just no way, making $9 an hour as a single parent with two children, that I can live without assistance,” said Ms. McCurdy, 40, a strong-voiced, solidly built Chattanooga native.
But for some, it's tough all over.
Minnesota legislature looks to boost minimum wage from $6.15 to $9.50 per hour. (3/4/2014)
The minimum wage: It's not the same all over. (2/18/2014)
A border debate on the minimum wage. (2/16/2014)
The MacIver Institute's Pavlovian response to an increase in the minimum wage. (1/10/2014)
The view from the other side of the counter. (11/29/2013)
The minimum wage and the poverty guideline. (11/20/2013)
Most of us don't buy into U.S. Chamber of Commerce handwringing over minimum wage. (11/12/2013)
A look at the minimum wage. (9/28/2013)