Raising Minimum wage - Raising Minimum wage Thesis Raising...

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Raising Minimum wage Thesis: Raising minimum wage is necessary in the United States, the economy and citizens across the country would receive benefits of wage increases. Audience: Middle class who may not care about minimum wage being raised Main Arguments: It will pump more money into the economy, this isn’t a political debate it’s common sense -“do jobs we could not live without and who recycle money right back into the economy” – Governor Patrick -“By a ratio of four to one, Americans support raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour and adjusting it for the cost of living in future years” Targeted News Source July 2013 - growing the economy from the bottom, purchasing power increases - Some argue that this will create inflation: “rent has gone up 4 percent, food is 8 percent more expensive, child care costs 9 percent more, and public transportation takes a 13 percent increase”, this was in 2013 so it has only increased since then - wage is not keeping up with the cost of living

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