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Over 650 of the nation’s leading economists

By Amanda Terkel on October 11, 2006 at 4:07 pm

"Over 650 of the nation’s leading economists"

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today called on Congress to increase the minimum wage. The group recommended a $1 to $2.50 hourly increase and argued that “future boosts should be indexed to inflation to protect workers purchasing power from rising prices.” (Read full statement HERE.)

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