15-cent boost to minimum wage means a lot to workers, economy

Commentary | December 31, 2014 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

What is the good news for tomorrow? How about the 15-cent increase in our state's minimum wage? January's increase of 1.59 percent will directly benefit about 176,000 workers in our state. People you know will see a wage increase — your neighbor, your teenage kid, and the person who serves you coffee and donuts.

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