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Distribution of answers submitted by Income ($150K-$200K) 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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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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Make the minimum wage be based on being above the poverty level. If a person wants to work, they should make sure that they don't need additional benefits to live. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Houston, TX
Price control is the only way to offset the overall low wage throughout America. Working class and low-middle class wages would not rise with it. Raising the minimum now will only bring those groups closer to the bottom, eliminating what they have... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Rollingbay, WA
Say that we pay everybody 1 million dollars a day, how much will Milk cost the next day. It is an extreme way to show that it does not work, thus, wages should be what the market will and can bare. My son A US Navy Pilot makes less an hour Flying and... 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Smithtown, NY
No, but since so many jobs have shifted from yearly salaries to hourly wages, and the cost of living varies in state to state, it should be up to the states, and where it's impossible to live on the current minimum wage, there should be a way to... 5 years ago from a Republican in Kennedale, TX
No, they should stop inflation so there is no need to increase the minimal wage. If the value of money increases, the value of the minimal wage will increase, but this will only work if they stop oil companies from purposely increasing the prices of oil. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Richland, WA
There should be two minimum wages. One for legal adults and one for minors. The minimum wage is a joke, a person can't even feed him or herself on that kind of a wage. 5 years ago from a Republican in Campbell, CA
I'm not sure raising the minimum wage will help people, because there may be unintended consequences. Provide other benefits to needy and working poor. 5 years ago from a Green in Barrington, IL
It should be left to the states and gauged by the cost of living in certain areas. For example, at the same minimum wage person A working in New York city will not make as much as Person P working in Arizona. Same Minimum wage, but different cost of... 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Gilbert, AZ
Yes, adjusted for inflation in 4 or 5 yr increments...but No to "living wage". 5 years ago from a Republican in Midlothian, VA
What we need to do is repeal Civil Rights Act and bring back Jim Crow, lower minimum wage for niggers. 5 years ago from a Republican in Venice, CA
We should provide more manufacturing jobs by making all companies doing business here manufacture at least 50% of there goods here. Balanced trade. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Houston, TX
Only after careful review of the demographics, level of education, level of trade expertise, level of commitment to employment growth. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Lake Oswego, OR
Do not raise the federal minimum wage, but adjust the wage level according to inflation every year. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Katonah, NY
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. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Lemoyne, PA
No need to raise the minimum wage, if we would simply enforce immigration properly and deport illegals. Wages would rise naturally with less downward competitive pressure for those jobs. 5 years ago from a Republican in Southlake, TX
NO, Raising minimum wage only encourages inflation. 5 years ago from a Republican in Elk River, MN
No...however there should be total single-payer health/mental health coverage and each state should be mandated to enact a minimum wage that will allow a person/family to have a certain minimum living standard for that state and/or areas within that state. 5 years ago from a Democrat in New York, NY
Minimum wage should be adjusted gradually on the order of CPI% plus a catch up 3% until minimum wage matches the present value of the year 2000 minimum wage. 5 years ago from a Republican in Centreville, VA