With President last night calling for a $9.00 national minimum wage, the clamor for an $8.75 state minimum may become a parlor game.
Nonetheless, official Albany is calling the hike the top priority for 2013. Why you ask ?
Because it's a way to give something away without appropriating taxpayer dollars.
That's a way to protect the rich from higher taxes and still redistribute money to the little people.
Klein: Details Of Minimum Wage Increase Will Be Worked Out