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State Board Of Canvassers Denies Opportunity For Minimum Wage Issue To Be On November Ballot

LANSING (WWJ) – The State Board of Canvassers Thursday denied a November ballot issue to allow voters to decide whether the minimum wage to rise to $10.10 by 2017. 143 more words


#LowerTheIQ? @BarackObama pimps Kristen Bell as underpaid Mary Poppins [video]

Barack Obama, that champion of the Workin’ Man, has been going on all day about the importance of raising the minimum wage. Because, gosh-darn it, priorities! 411 more words

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Michigan Elections Board Torn Over Minimum Wage

LANSING (AP) – Michigan’s elections board is torn over whether to certify a voter-initiated proposal to raise the minimum wage.

The four-member Board of State Canvassers adjourned for a couple of hours Thursday afternoon after asking secretary of state’s staff to review signatures that opponents of the minimum wage measure say are invalid duplicates. 92 more words


'Bragging about inflation?' @BarackObama's pitch for minimum wage increase baffles Nick Searcy

The Obama administration and other Democrats are continuing their call for a minimum wage increase. @BarackObama, the Twitter feed operated by Organizing for Action, justified a minimum wage increase this way: 281 more words

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Get Ready, Here It Comes… Increasing the Minimum Wage

On September 1, 2014, Michigan’s Workforce Opportunity Wage Act, Public Act 138 of 2014, will go into effect. The new Act will increase the minimum wage for workers in the state from $7.40 to $8.15 per hour. 402 more words


Mass. Governor Signs Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

On June 26, 2014, Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill into law which will raise the hourly minimum wage in Massachusetts for the first time since 2008. 92 more words


Watch: Kristen Bell Plays a Minimum-Wage Mary Poppins

In case you had any doubts about whether Kristen Bell is one of Hollywood’s most talented dames, check out this amazing Funny or Die video in which she plays a fed-up Mary Poppins who quits her job because her pay sucks. 42 more words