My Colorado voting guide: Yes on Amendment 42 – Colorado Minimum Wage

By | November 2, 2006

Amendment 42 is a very well-thought-out solution to the problem of the ridiculously low federal minimum wage. It would raise Colorado’s minimum wage immediately from $5.15 to $6.85, and then it woud adjust the minimum wage every year to account for inflation. This would ensure we don’t see a decade go by without a raise to the minimum wage. And since it’s in the constitution, the minimum wage would not be at the mercy of a Governon who doesn’t believe in helping out the lower classes (e.g. Bill Owens).


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