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Wesley Clark on Jobs

NATO General; Democratic Candidate for President


Raise minimum wage in steps to $7.00

Q: What increases, if any, do you favor in the $5.15 an hour federal minimum wage?

A: I will raise the minimum wage in steps to $7 per hour by 2007 and expand the Earned Income Tax Credit to ensure that lower-income families are rewarded for their work

Source: Associated Press policy Q&A, "Minimum Wage" Jan 25, 2004

Stop rewarding companies that shift jobs overseas