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Sam Stein

Obama To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contractors By Executive Order | Sam Stein | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will announce during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address that he's raising the minimum wage for workers ...

600 Economists Now Back A $10.10 Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

It’s about time to raise the minimum wage, at least according to 600 economists. The group, which includes seven Nobel laureates, attached their...

Economists: $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Provide 'Much-Needed' Help

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

A large swath of economists agree, raising the minimum wage is a good idea. In a letter released Tuesday through the Economic Policy Institute, a ...

Minimum Wage Raise More Good Than Bad, Economists Say

Posted 02.28.2013 | Business

Even after weighing all the minuses against the pluses, economists say raising the minimum wage is worth the cost. A majority of economists said t...