Louisiana Public Square

Beyond the Minimum Wage | February 2019 | Louisiana Public S

Season 15 Episode 2 | 58m 46s Video has closed captioning.

Louisiana has the third highest poverty rate in the country. This year Governor John Bel Edwards will attempt once again to raise the minimum wage for Louisiana workers. His goal is $8.50 an hour phased in over two years. But is raising the minimum wage the answer to helping Louisiana residents get out of poverty? Or does the solution involve something more?

Aired: 02/21/19

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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