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They’re off and running

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The presidential election is 16 months away, but already we’re smack in the middle of the usual media scrum of campaign coverage, prognostication, and strategizing by many of us who have nothing much to do with the real campaigns. I’ve…

Impact of $10.10 minimum wage in Tennessee

Recently, Tenn. state Rep. G.A. Hardaway introduced legislation to raise Tennessee’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, from its current amount of $7.25. Proponents argue that a minimum wage increase will, on net, be a benefit for Tennessee employees. However,…