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Brittany Hunter

What Puerto Rico Can Teach Us About Raising the Minimum Wage

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This week, twenty states began implementing minimum wage increases that were passed during 2016. As the country waits to see how these increased wages this will affect the economy, the U.S. territories have already provided us with a grim example.  After the 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act was passed, each of the fifty states was required to raise the minimum wage from…

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