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Arkansas Supreme Court: Minimum Wage Issue Stays on Ballot

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/28/2014 8:10 am

Arkansas' highest court ruled Monday that a proposal to gradually raise the state's minimum wage can remain on the November ballot.

Jackson Stephens Jr. Files Lawsuit Over Arkansas Minimum Wage Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/23/2014 9:13 am

A lawsuit filed before the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday is seeking to block from the November ballot a proposal to gradually raise the state's minimum wage.

To Raise, Or Not To Raise, The Minimum Wage (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 6/25/2014 3:36 pm

Minimum wage laws have been controversial since they first started gaining traction in the early 19th century. Arkansas voters may have the opportunity to vote on a state minimum wage increase proposal this November.

Wage Proposal Could Have Coattails (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/6/2014 4:23 pm

Supporters of a minimum wage increase in Arkansas say they're hoping to win support from politicians on both sides of the aisle. But with two of their top candidates supporting the proposal, Democrats clearly hope the issue has coattails.

Minimum Wage Proposals Spark Disagreement

by Mark Friedman 3/10/2014 12:00 am

Whether raising the minimum wage — a burning issue in the tourism and hospitality industries — will actually help all the people it’s aimed at is a question of deep disagreement, even among experts. There does appear to be, however, consensus on the minimum conditions necessary to have a sustainable economy.