2 state bills could affect minimum wage, student loan debt

Reporter Alex Holley previewed two bills pre-filed in the state senate that could have a major impact on our economy.

The first would raise the minimum wage to $10 per hour, or the wage set by the Fair Labor Standards Act. While fast food workers around the country are protesting the current minimum wage, small business owners that we talked to say they just can't afford it.

WMBF News talked to a local business owner who says when you have several employees, the extra amount can really add up by thousands at the end of the year. Then makes it everyone's problem.


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