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By Rady Ananda

Sep 22, 2006 

Voters in six states will face minimum wage initiatives that seek to keep minimum wage below the poverty level through 2012. Congress is also reviewing a raise to the Federal Minimum Wage, which seeks to remove States’ rights to have higher minimum wage laws.  This last piece is a radical departure from the history of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to the Brennan Center for Justice at New York School of Law.  Charts and graphs compare housing wages with the minimum wage. http://tinyurl.com/kuppb