Outside groups are worming their way into the hearts of our elected officials.
Alaska's most experienced lawmakers got the jump on their colleagues Monday with the first release of pre-filed bills before the 28th Alaska Legislature convenes next week.
Good news for 1 million low-wage workers: In 2013, 10 states will see a bump in the minimum wage.
Dave Jamieson at the Huffington Post writes in "Minimum Wage Increase Hits 10 States, Boosting Pay For An Estimated One Million Workers":
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- The Nation: April 10, 2010 edition