National Protests Again Target Minimum Wage

West Virginia Metro News -Fast food workers across the United States took to the streets on Thursday to again call–en masse–for an increase to the federal minimum wage. Read

Sean O'Leary, fiscal policy analyst for the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, said the protests were all people who simply want livable wages.

"The real question that we should all be asking ourselves is–should someone who's willing to work 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year be able to support themselves without having to rely on government assistance or worry about falling into poverty?"

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