Press Release Archive (Page 89)

  • Who Will Really Benefit From New York’s Minimum Wage Hike?

    April 2004

    Washington – As the New York Assembly debates raising the state minimum wage to over $7.00 per hour as a way to help the working poor, figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the bulk of the benefits will not reach poor New York families. An analysis of data compiled by the Bureau’s Current Population Survey shows that the average family income of […]
  • Who Will Really Benefit From New York’s Minimum Wage Hike?

    April 2004

    Washington – As the New York Assembly debates raising the state minimum wage to over $7.00 per hour as a way to help the working poor, figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the bulk of the benefits will not reach poor New York families. An analysis of data compiled by the Bureau’s Current Population Survey shows that the average family income of […]
  • Newly Signed California Health Insurance Law To Cost Businesses $11.4 Billion: Senator Kennedy, AFL-CIO See Job-Killing Mandate As National Model

    October 2003

    Washington - A new health insurance mandate signed this past weekend by California Governor Gray Davis will cost Golden State businesses $11.4 billion a year resulting in massive job loss, particularly to less-skilled workers. The AFL-CIO, who heavily backed the job-killing California bill, now seeks to make the Health Insurance Act (HIA) a national model, pursuing similar legislation in 25 other states. Senator […]
  • Newly Signed California Health Insurance Law To Cost Businesses $11.4 Billion: Senator Kennedy, AFL-CIO See Job-Killing Mandate As National Model

    October 2003

    Washington - A new health insurance mandate signed this past weekend by California Governor Gray Davis will cost Golden State businesses $11.4 billion a year resulting in massive job loss, particularly to less-skilled workers. The AFL-CIO, who heavily backed the job-killing California bill, now seeks to make the Health Insurance Act (HIA) a national model, pursuing similar legislation in 25 other states. Senator […]
  • Governor Davis To Sign $11.4 Billion Health Insurance Mandate Over Weekend: NULL

    October 2003

    Washington - Governor Gray Davis is expected to sign a controversial health insurance bill this weekend that would cost California businesses $11.4 billion a year. The enormous cost and consequences of Senate Bill 2 are analyzed in a report conducted by Dr. Aaron Yelowitz, a nationally respected labor and health economist at the University of Kentucky and a research fellow at the National […]
  • Governor Davis To Sign $11.4 Billion Health Insurance Mandate Over Weekend

    October 2003

    Washington - Governor Gray Davis is expected to sign a controversial health insurance bill this weekend that would cost California businesses $11.4 billion a year. The enormous cost and consequences of Senate Bill 2 are analyzed in a report conducted by Dr. Aaron Yelowitz, a nationally respected labor and health economist at the University of Kentucky and a research fellow at the National […]