JOSH WOODS: Minimum Wage- In Support of Struggling Businesses

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joshua_woodUS Media was happy to work with client Josh Woods of Region Builders on a commentary he recently had published in the Comstocks Magazine.

Calls for a minimum wage increase are growing louder, and these proposals are neither minor nor manageable for the city of Sacramento. Sacramento’s city-specific hike proposals range from $13.50 to as much as $15 per hour. These are reckless concepts that show little consideration for the adverse impact such an increase would have on Sacramento’s competitiveness. Building a wall around the city of Sacramento with a minimum wage 50 percent higher than in West Sacramento and Arden Arcade is bad policy, especially after the unprecedented investments we’ve made to jumpstart our economic renaissance downtown.

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