Sunday, March 3, 2013
It’s time for state minimum wage hike
By Steve Keller/For The Sunday Gazette
New York’s effort, in particular, has been championed by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who proposed an increase to $8.50 an hour last year and now wants it at $9, with indexing to inflation. One would think this would be a no-brainer for our progressive state. Sadly, that’s not translating into legislative support just yet. ...