Tag Archives: Steven Grossman

Memo: Minimum Wage Increase: Old, Honorable & Fundamentally Flawed

($22 is what Elizabeth Warren thinks it should be. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Senator Warren’s comments at an Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing, suggesting raising the minimum wage to $22 an hour has generated a lot of online discussion for the merits of increasing the minimum wage. Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance published a memo on this subject.…

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Campaign Fundraising in Tough Economic Times

If money is the mother’s milk of politics, this may be a season of crash diets or even malnutrition for some candidates. Massachusetts political operatives and elected officials say the cratering economy is hitting them, too, because campaign contributors are more tight-fisted. “People are saying, in large numbers: ‘Timeout. Call on me next quarter or in the fall,’ ” said…

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