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Minimum Wage Going Up — With Or Without Congress

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The minimum wage is going up and states aren’t waiting for a federal mandate to make it happen. After President Barack Obama urged local politicians to not wait on congress to see that workers in their areas be paid more, mayors, governors, and others have responded to the call by changing policies and passing legislation… Read more »

Striking Chicago Teachers Are ‘Like A Drunk Uncle At A Wedding’ [Video]

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Commenting on the Chicago teachers’ strike, Dr. Steve Perry, CNN Education Consultant and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School, said yesterday (see video below) that teachers’ unions are hurting their own cause, especially in an election year. “They’re like a drunk uncle at a wedding trying to make a toast, making a fool of themselves,”… Read more »

No Chick-Fil-A Comment Regrets, Rahm Emanuel Says

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As the strange Chick-Fil-A rift currently dividing America continues to deepen, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel says he does not regret speaking out amid the controversy to say the chain’s anti-gay stance doesn’t reflect the values of his city. Rahm Emanuel is only one of a few big-city mayors that have condemned Chick-Fil-A’s stance during the… Read more »