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Unformatted text preview: I do not think that this is proven in all cases. In this instance, it may work for some businesses, however, America is a large and diverse place. I think that saying the minimum wage needs to be increased, and that will solve our problems is a totally erroneous statement. If you look at a state, any one, you will find diversity in the work places and economies. Take for instance, New York. It is possible for the minimum wage to be raised, and small businesses in the city to remain afloat, because they can get away with charging higher prices. If you took into consideration the northern New York farms, however, it might be harder for these places to profit if they must pay dozens of workers 8 dollars an hour to work in the fields all day....
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- Fall '07