10 years of failing to raise the federal minimum wage

Bangor Daily News

U.S. Department of Labor statistics show that wages grew across the board for Maine workers in 2017. Analysis by the left-leaning Maine Center for Economic Policy found that income growth in Maine in 2017 was concentrated among the lowest-paid workers. Maine’s growth among these households outpaced the nation and New England, highlighting that more than the national economic recovery was a play.

Click here to read the full story, first published on November 27, 2019, in the Bangor Daily News.