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Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

By Jon Miltimore

Minimum wage laws, I’ve noted, are popular with the public. This no doubt explains why House Democrats passed a bill Thursday that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Yet the minimum wage’s apparent popularity might be political pyrite (fool’s gold).

A newly published Business Insider survey found that support for the minimum wage wilts when Americans—both Republicans and Democrats—are told of its full economic impact...

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