The Daily Record
Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not
Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul and Barack Obama face a closet full of Pants on Fire lies: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup
Did House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi really say Obamacare and longer emergency room visits would be a great way to meet new friends? Spoiler alert -- the claim is part of a collection of Pants on Fire ratings in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
SHRIBMAN | Races to Watch in 2014
By David M. Shribman Special from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It happens every four years.
American Public Education: Moving To Head Of The Class
For the quarter ending March 31, 2014, American Public Education, Inc. is the only one of 14 higher education companies followed by Country View Capital Research, a provider of education industry expertise and analytics, demonstrating positive results in primary financial areas of fundamentals, valuation, and margin of safety; as well as in ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
KTIV-TV Sioux City
U.S. Senate candidate says he'll stay and work in Iowa
SIOUX CITY, Iowa It's a crowded field of candidates in the race for the republican nomination for Tom Harkin's seat in the U.S. Senate.
The Huffington Post
How The Clinton White House Played Politics With The Minimum Wage
U.S. President Bill Clinton answers a reporter's question after making a statement on U.S. economic growth on Jan. 12, 2001, as Economic Adviser Gene Sperling and U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers look on.
The Harbor Times Soup
Time to raise the minimum wage
Exactly one hundred years ago, Henry Ford shocked the business world by doubling his workers' pay.
Opponents of a minimum wage increase seized upon part of a recent Congressional Budget Office Report and lifted it from its context.
Real vs pretend support of Social Security
The Hawai'i senate race has turned into dueling emails. First Sen Brian Schatz sent email urging people to support the Strengthening Social Security Act , which would increase monthly Social Security benefits and extend the solvency of the program for decades by ending the special treatment for millionaires and billionaires on income over $117,000.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Iowa lawmakers urge Congolese officials to let children go home
Lawmakers are responding to dozens of families who have legally adopted children that are stuck in the Democratic Republic of Congo .
Mailbag: 'Everyone fails this fact-check'
It's spring. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping and PolitiFact's readers are still giving us an earful.
The Daily News
Budget Office: Wage Boost Would Cost Firms $15 Billion
A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.
Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive
A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Offensive Language Cited In MPAA Rejection Of Radius-TWC 'Fed Up' Key Art
The MPAA has rejected the key art for Fed Up , a documentary film about the fast food and junk food industries which reveals how children and parents are being fed a bill of goods by food manufacturers.
Sarah Palin to Headline SHE-PAC Iowa Rally for Joni Ernst
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a SHE-PAC rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 27th for conservative Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who has taken a two-point lead over a liberal Republican businessman who had been leading before Palin endorsed Ernst.
Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not
This July 24, 1933 file photo shows President Franklin D. Roosevelt appealing to the nation via radio for immediate enrollment of all employers under the blanket agreement to raise wages and create jobs, in Washington.
Fleet Owner Magazine
The easy life of a truck driver?
One of the big partisan battles waging in America currently is the Democrats' push for gender equality in pay.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
What to do about Social Security payroll tax cap
It's Tax Day, and a small number of wealthy Americans have something to celebrate: They are done paying Social Security taxes for the year.
Minimum Wage at the Forefront, With Eye on Elections
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Canadian Business Magazine
U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.