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CA Governor Schwarzenegger proposes minimum wage increase

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Aired 4/19/09


California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently proposed raising the state's minimum wage from $6.75 an hour to $7.75 by July 2007, but what affect will it have on poverty?

Guests:

  • Paul Carr. Director of Communications for the Center on Policy Initiatives. The CPI is a local think-tank that addresses issues concerning taxpayers and working families.
  • David Neumark. Economic professor at the University of California-Irvine. Senior fellow with the Public Policy Institute of California.

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