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Questions - Minimum Wage - August 1-2, 2017

More Americans Think Raising Minimum Wage Will Help Economy
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National Survey of 1,000 American Adults

Conducted August 1-2, 2017
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* The current federal hourly minimum wage is $7.25, but a number of states have increased this. What should the minimum wage be in the area where you live—$7.25, $9.50, $10.50, $12.50, $15, or higher than $15?

 

2* Is the minimum wage intended to be a wage someone can live on?

 

3* Will raising the hourly minimum wage help or hurt the economy? Or will it have no impact on the economy?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence