On March 27, the Minnesota legislative debate over raising the minimum wage took a new twist. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk proposed that indexing the minimum wage to inflation go forward as a constitutional amendment to be ratified by voters. The Storify below links to many of the arguments over the past weeks. [If you don’t see the Storify photos and comments below, please refresh your browser window.]
This is one of a number of articles produced by students at Macalester as part of a New Media class.
Workers call for action as legislators debate minimum wage increase (Barb Kucera, Workday Minnesota)
Indexing won’t cause excessive minimum wage increases (Jeff Van Wychen, Hindsight)