Watch This: Should Oklahoma increase the minimum wage?

President Obama has proposed increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 over the next three years, and 21 states already have higher minimum wages than the federal minimum of $7.25. In this segments of the Oklahoma News Report, OETA examines what would be the effects of increasing the minimum wage in Oklahoma.

University of Tulsa professor Scott Carter, who is interviewed in the video, also recently wrote an op-ed in the Tulsa World explaining why increasing the minimum wage is sound economics.

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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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