States That Raised Their Minimum Wages Are Experiencing Faster Job Growth source
Business and the Minimum Wage: studies and the experience of businesses themselves show that what companies lose when they pay more is often offset by lower turnover, increased productivity, and more income source
"Those who argue that increases in the minimum wage will lead to large numbers of layoffs have a problem: They're consistently wrong. Job losses from moderate increases in the minimum wage have repeatedly been shown to range from zero to 'small,'" source
States with higher minimum wage gain more jobs source
If minimum wage were raised to $10.10, the U.S. economy would grow by about $22 billion. The growth in the U.S. economy would result in about 85,000 new jobs source
Australia Has $16 Minimum Wage and is the Only Rich Country to Dodge the Global Recession source
San Francisco's highest-in-the-nation minimum wage has not increase unemployment, like skeptics thought it would source
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cut federal government outlays on food stamps by $4.6 billion per yea source
Raising the Minimum Wage to $10.10 Would Cut Taxpayer Costs in Every State source
52% of fast-food workers rely on government assistance, at a cost of 3.8 billion to tax payers. Raising minimum wage could end this tax payer burden source
Being excessive, rather than measured, usually has consequences. Let's explain this by analogy: Wine has antioxidants and is good for protecting your arteries. But drinking 10 times the recommended limit might cause death.
Exposure to the sun is important for vitamin D. However, prolonged exposure causes cancer.
Raising the speed limit to 55 can be good for efficiency and flow. But raising the speed limit to 120 can cause an elevated risk of death and injury