Monday, January 13, 2014

HB 32: Raising the Minimum Wage

Virginia House Bill #32 will, if enacted, make it even harder for Virginians to create jobs, or keep existing jobs open, for unskilled and semiskilled labor:

http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?141+ful+HB32

Raising the minimum wage is always a shortcut to the support of stupid people, and unfortunately the United States allow stupid people to vote, so I can see why Delegate Morrissey is sponsoring this bill. And it's hard to blame anyone for wanting to keep his job...especially since the steadily increased minimum wage has made it so difficult for anyone to find another job these days.

Does anyone out there know whether Delegate Morrissey is related to any employers in other states who want to close down stores and restaurants in Virginia's border counties? Because, otherwise, HB 32 is just too stupid. Feh.