Issue on Raising Minimum Wage Reaches Michigan

The group “Raise Michigan” is trying to get issue of raising the minimum wage in the State on the ballot in November.  On Monday, the group sought approval to collect signatures for the initiative and will need to get over 250,000 before May to do so.  Current minimum wage in Michigan is $7.40.  Raise Michigan is advocating for a change to $9.50.


What are your opinion?  Should Michigan raise the minimum wage or will such a change have a negative effect on Michigan’s economy?  Share your thoughts below.