69°FFairFull Forecast
Pro Football Weekly Updated Draft Guide

Father David Polich Osceola

Published: Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:50 p.m. CDT

As most people know, the minimum wage in Iowa is $7.25 per hour.  We also know that this is not a wage anyone can live on.  

Our newly-minted legislature in Des Moines has decided to tackle this problem.  They want to 1) freeze it at the current level statewide and 2) force four counties who actually care about their working people to roll back the local increases they have voted in.  This comes months after a presidential election campaign which featured a call for more good jobs for Americans.

The Statehouse’s disrespect for public servants and teachers has already been made manifest recently.  Now they are focusing on those even lower on the economic ladder and greasing the rungs.  Are they willing to work for $7.25?

More News

Reader Poll

Which presidential candidate are you voting for in the general election?
Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton
Not voting