Minimum wage myth bumps painfully into reality

Editors, Washington Examiner

The public generally likes the idea of a minimum wage, whatever its merits, and are willing to accept some trade-offs for it. In ballot referenda, even conservative jurisdictions have voted overwhelmingly for modest increases to the minimum. But that doesn't mean these laws actually improve the lot of low-wage workers, or represent a serious strategy for ending poverty.

Obamacare Causing Health Cost Increases for Businesses

Associated Press Staff

Businesses are paying more to provide health insurance to their workers, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.