Many people who earn the minimum wage are trying to support families with this salary. No one working full-time and earning the minimum wage makes enough money to pay for rent, food, and other necessities. If we raise the minimum wage, families will have more money to spend, and therefore other businesses will make more money. For so many reasons, it is the right thing to do.
A. It is time to raise the minimum wage.
B. We must worry about jobs, not wages.
C. Parents in New York City have a lot of expenses.
D. This economy is especially hard for small business owners.