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One map shows how much a $15 minimum wage would be worth in every state

Democrats introduced the Raise the Wage Act of 2021, where the minimum wage would gradually increase to $US15 per hour, starting with an increase from $US7.25 to $US9.50 this year. The Economic Policy Institute notes that this will raise wages for 32 million workers. The value of $US15 varies across […]
One map shows how much a $15 minimum wage would be worth in every state
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An interactive map lets you see how prepared your county is for a coronavirus outbreak — from Delta, Michigan’s 1 to Kalawao, Hawai’i’s 100

A new interactive dashboard rates the “preparedness” of every US county for the coronavirus. Although the coronavirus hit US cities hard first, it’s spreading to more rural regions of the country. Rural and urban communities face different challenges in fighting coronavirus outbreaks. However, this dashboard compares them via factors like […]
An interactive map lets you see how prepared your county is for a coronavirus outbreak — from Delta, Michigan’s 1 to Kalawao, Hawai’i’s 100