There’s talk in Washington of raising the minimum wage again. Senator Kit Bond says upping the wage might end up hurting those supporters of an increase are trying to help. He says the minimum wage forces employers to pay a teenager $5/hour just to get a teenager in the door. He predicts those same kids will be the losers if there is an economic downturn. Bond says the minimum wage workers will be the first to suffer when jobs have to go.
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