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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 12, 2011. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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The federal minimum wage is the lowest wage at which employers may pay their employees. Since July 24, 2009 the U.S. federal minimum wage has been set at $7.25 per hour. In 2014 President Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 and tying it to an inflation index. The federal minimum wage applies to all federal employees including those who work on military bases, national parks and veterans working in nursing homes. See recent minimum wage news
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Yes, at this time, but not necessarily a living wage. I agree that minimum wage jobs are not designed for those trying to support a family or even one person--these jobs are usually taken by students who are supported by their family or in college or as... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Rochester, NY
No, increasing the minimum wage will only cause prices to increase in a never ending cycle. However, lowering the governmental wages (Congress/Senate) to a MODEST salary, with no additional benefits is vital. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Beaverton, OR
Minimum wages is not the issue. Keep government out of private owned business. What should be done is to encourage youth to stay in high school and get a diploma; to do this, communicate the actual cost of living on one's own and the pay scale for
... 4 years ago from a Republican in Long Branch, NJ
No! Socialism kills jobs and wage earning options. Obama and his supporters are responsible for the decline (on all levels) in ability to make a living. Raising the minimum wage is never a fix. Admit it. The lack of real jobs for those who need to... 4 years ago from a Republican in Elgin, TX
Minimum wage should be a percentage of a company's profits. 4 years ago from a Green in Sebastopol, CA
Yes but only as a required pay increase across the board for all employees people. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Woodburn, OR
Federal minimum wage should be decreased slightly and set proportionately to congressional salaries. Both private and public sector positions should leave more room for advancement based on merit. 4 years ago from a Republican in North Richland Hills, TX
Yes but only to about $9 or $10. 4 years ago from a Republican in Oxford, OH
Raising the federal minimum wage will increase the cost of the goods produced. That being said, because so many people are forced to take these jobs with educations, I do think that there should be incentives for allowing employees to get better pay and... 4 years ago from a Republican in Macon, GA
Within reason. Minimum wage was not and is not a wage which is meant to be lived on. Minimum wage is a starting block. The minute wages are increased from a certain standard, prices will increase on goods and services. To increase "minimum wage"... 4 years ago from a Republican in Canton, NY