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VOTE NO ON PROP 206!
What happens when the minimum wage goes up by nearly 50%?
Small businesses cut jobs. Young people lose jobs. So do people with fewer skills and less education. That’s exactly what will happen if Prop 206 passes.
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AZ Central Editorial Board: “Our View: Prop. 206 sounds good but has heavy costs”
According to a new editorial from the AZ Central Editorial Board, Prop 206 will likely hurt those it is intended to help. The proposal would raise mandatory wages from $8.05 an hour to $12 an hour by 2020, nearly a 50-percent increase. That means an employer would need to pay $8,200 more a year for…
Say no to Arizona’s harmful ballot measures
Proposition 206 will increase the minimum wage to $12 an hour. Although this may seem like a nice thing to do, it will actually hurt the very people it is designed to help. Small businesses won’t be able to hire new people, and entry-level workers will be hurt. Read more >
Tucson Hispanic Chamber Opposes Prop. 206
Lea Marquez-Peterson Opposes Prop 206 with Chris Merrill on 550 KFYI The Valley’s 2016 Election Headquarters. Read more >
My Turn: Proposition 206 will affect Arizona seniors
Currently the average cost in Arizona for in-home services ranges from $20 to $24 per hour. If Prop 206 passes, services most likely will exceed $30 per hour. For many older adults on a fixed income, and for financially strapped Baby Boomers taking care of their parents and their own families, this increase will be…
My Turn: Minimum wage’s minimum impact on 2016 politics
Researcher: Don’t buy polls that show strong support for higher minimum wages. Economists at Trinity and Miami universities used Congressional Budget Office methodology to conclude that 15,000 jobs would be lost in Arizona at a $12 minimum wage. In cities and states that have already pursued dramatic minimum-wage increases, these consequences are being felt. Read…