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Distribution of answers submitted by Pennsylvania voters.
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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* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
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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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I think minimum wage should be increased to help out those in need working minimum wage jobs and cannot get the opportunity to work a job that pays more or requires individuals to go to college and does not get the chance to. On the other hand, I do not
... 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Pittsburgh, PA
Yes, however... cable, internet, phone service and such do NOT need to go up. Things that are delivered via ground/air can go up to cover costs but profit margins should NOT be added to delivery cost. It'd be even better to no charge tax on delivery cost. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Venango, PA
There should not have been a minimum wage law without a maximum wage law. Our military in time of war or in hostile situations should be paid more than professional athletes. When ever the minimum wage is raised it forces businesses to raise their... 4 years ago from a Republican in Vandergrift, PA
Yes, however I believe that there should be exceptions for younger people (i.e. high school students) - high school kids do not need to earn a minimum wage that was set based on the ability to survive and raise a family. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Lemoyne, PA
TOO MANY NEGATIVES FOR THE NEXPERIENCED JOB SEARCHER... MA NOT BE HIRED BECAUSE OF THEIR INEXPERIENCE ON A COST EFFECTIVE BASIS FOR CO. 4 years ago from a Republican in Taylor, PA
No, but they should find a way to decrease inflation so people can afford more with what they earn. Minimum wage just isn't enough to support a family anymore because prices seem to be so high. 4 years ago from a Republican in Irwin, PA
No, eliminate all federal wage standards and let the states handle minimum wage. 4 years ago from a Republican in Quentin, PA