Robb: Arizona’s minimum wage initiatives are filled with wishful thinking

The case for the minimum wage is an odd amalgam of agitprop and wishful thinking.

There will be two ballot propositions in Arizona this election increasing the minimum wage. The statewide initiative, Proposition 206, would increase it from $8.05 an hour to $10 this January, rising to $12 in 2020. Flagstaff voters will decide a measure, Proposition 414, that also increases it to roughly $10 in January, rising to $15 by 2021.

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