California Increases Its Minimum Wage; What About LA?

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Today the minimum wage in California went from $8 to $9 - the first increase in 5 years. That’s a buck more in the pockets of everyone from custodians to restaurant workers. But add it all up and it could be significant to the state economy. And it’s not pocket change to the businesses writing those paychecks. Should LA follow progressive bastions like San Francisco and Seattle in pushing an even higher wage? Or would that break the bank?

Also tonight, brain mapping: unlocking the secret of the human mind.

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Host:
Barbara Bogaev