Amendment 42 : Irresponsible

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Benjamin said...

In Colorado, Amendment 42 was a constitutional ballot issue that not only would raise the minimum wage, but would do so in conjunction with rising inflation indefinitely, or until Coloradoans vote to repeal the Amendment, if indeed they do. This was a horrible issue, one of the worst ones on the ballot Colorado has ever seen. Any student of history will know that raising the minimum wage does NOT help working families. It never has. All it does is raise inflation and the cost of living, making it even harder for the working poor and for small businesses. Minimum wage laws are nothing more than platitudes, feel good legislation politicians use to curry favor. The challenge for me was, how do I visually demonstrate what a terrible idea this is when it sounds so good. Colorado voters barely approved the amendment on election day.

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