Quote of the Day 2/10/2014

Increasing the minimum wage is win-win. On a human level, it is simply the right thing to do and demonstrates that we as a country respect the dignity of work. And the economics are unequivocal. Raising the minimum wage increases the take-home pay of low-wage workers, initiates an upward spiral for all wages, does not cause unemployment, and can actually create jobs by stimulating the economy.

-University of Tulsa economist Scott Carter (Source: http://bit.ly/1lVJyy6)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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