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Sen. Cardin In Support Of Minimum Wage Boost

September 27th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

In the ongoing war to boost the federal minimum wage, the skirmishes have been getting larger and louder, yet success seems as far away as ever. Labor experts say that proponents of an increase in the $7.25 an hour federal minimum wage, which buys less in real terms today than in a half century, face a set of powerful economic winds that have been blowing for decades: the weakening of unions, the flattening of wages versus productivity, sluggish economic growth and tepid support from politicians. In Maryland, Democrat Congressman John Delaney says is fully supportive of any effort to raise the minimum wage; and now you can count U.S. Senator Ben Cardin in that group as well….


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