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Republican Official: Donít Raise The Minimum Wage, Because Workers Will Just Spend It On Heroin

Republican Official: Donít Raise The Minimum Wage, Because Workers Will Just Spend It On Heroin
Rick Snow said the additional income would be squandered on ďillegal activities.Ē
09/30/2016 06:38 pm ET Emily Tate Politics Intern, The Huffington Post

The Maine Heritage Policy Center launched a campaign this week against a November referendum to raise the stateís minimum wage from $7.50 per hour to $12 per hour by 2020.

Itís off to a rocky start.

The Center, which is connected to billionaires Charles and David Koch, announced its opposition during a press conference in the capital Augusta, where business owner Rick Snow, who is running for office in Maine, suggested that raising the wage would only provide more drug money to poorly paid workers.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/minimum-wage-maine_us_57ed91a8e4b082aad9ba7491?section=&
Posted by workinclasszero | Sat Oct 1, 2016, 11:43 AM (20 replies)
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