Bluegrass Beacon – WWFS: What would Friedman say about minimum-wage hikes?

We just passed the 103rd anniversary of the late Nobel laureate Milton Friedman’s birthday while witnessing a maddening rush toward mammoth minimum-wage hikes, led by out-of-touch and economically illiterate do-gooders – from the White House to the Kentucky governor’s mansion and even to members of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council. As I witness this economic…

Attaching a COLA to a minimum-wage increase allows Louisville politicians to avoid accountability for future hikes

(Note: This release contains a corrected phone number from today’s email version.) (LOUISVILLE, Ky) – Instead of considering policies that would make Kentucky’s largest city a mecca of economic growth, a majority of Louisville Metro Council members are resorting to a policy that would raise the minimum wage and harm the very people they intend to…