Jesse Jackson, Jr: Raising Minimum Wage Will Boost Economic Growth

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-III introduces new legislation to increase aggregate demand, in order to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour.

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-III introduced the “Catching Up To 1968 Act of 2012″ Wednesday to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour.

According to Jackson, “The bill will affect more than 30 million workers and give the economy an immediate boost by significantly increasing the economy’s number one problem…aggregate demand.”

 

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