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We The People

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Voters Approve Min Wage Increase, Then Something ‘Unexpected’ Happens… | The Federalist Papers

Voters Approve Min Wage Increase, Then Something ‘Unexpected’ Happens… | The Federalist Papers:

"Voters in Washington approved a minimum wage increase, but apparently some didn’t think through the inevitable consequences. In response to the increase, some parents have already seen their childcare costs rise.

Some of the residents who voted to pass Initiative 1433 — a measure increasing the minimum wage statewide by 2020 to $13.50 — didn’t stop to think what effect that would have on the rest of the economy."