minimum wage

Former Florida Governor and potential GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush, (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Rejects Idea Of Raising Federal Minimum Wage

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday that minimum wage increases should be left to businesses and state governments, opposing a hike in the federal pay floor as an impediment to individuals trying to escape from poverty.

03/17/2015

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On Minimum Wage “We Have To Be The Number One State For Our People As Well”

Georgia State Representative Dewey McClain (D-Lawrenceville) has introduced HB-8. He says it proposes an increase in Georgia’s minimum wage from $5.15 to $15.00 an hour. Other lawmakers would like to see it upped to $10.10 […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2015

Thomas Perez Labor Secretary

U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez Gets Real with Rashad Richey

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was United States Labor Secretary Thomas Perez. Secretary Perez spoke with Rashad Richey about raising the national minimum wage and the Affordable Health Coverage, and […]

WAOK-AM–03/27/2014

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012