Raise the Minimum Wage

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  • May 7, 2014

    A poll recently commissioned by Give Arkansas A Raise Now (GARN) supports the will of the people in Arkansas to increase the minimum wage.  Opinion Research Associates gave 400 registered voters a brief description of the initiative, of the responses … Continued

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    April 10, 2014

    This is a reprint of the Talk Business article from April 8 that speaks to the popularity of the minimum wage issue.  79% of those asked said they support raising the minimum wage.     Two potential issues that may … Continued

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    April 8, 2014

    Gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross has issued a statement in support of the minimum wage campaign currently underway in Arkansas. “Working Arkansans deserve a living wage to provide for their families, which is why I support the ballot initiative to raise … Continued

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    April 8, 2014

    Anders DeMilo of The Baxter Bulletin has written a great article about the campaign and it is getting reprinted everywhere.  Here is the version from the Baxter Bulletin.  Great quote from Steve Copley, chair of the Give Arkansas a Raise Now … Continued


Give Arkansas A Raise Now is the coalition of organizations and concerned Arkansans who are working to increase the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour by 2017.