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Forum: Boost the minimum wage

Updated: March 6, 2014 7:04AM



Want to get more people off welfare and food stamps and have them pay taxes? Raise the minimum wage.

People think all those wonderful hamburger-flipper jobs will escape to Wisconsin and Indiana. I don’t think so. McDonald’s franchises are some of the most lucrative small-business opportunities, resulting in many millionaire owners.

I wouldn’t mind paying two bits per meal more to get someone off government support.

Thomas Cechner

Lockport



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