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GQR Poll: Majority of Small Businesses Support Minimum Wage Increase

On Thursday, Small Business Majority released the results of a national web survey of 500 small business owners. This poll, conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, reveals that a 57 percent majority of small business owners supports increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. They cite enhancing consumer spending and strengthening the economy as reasons to boost pay. A majority also agrees that raising the minimum wage would decrease pressure on taxpayer-financed government assistance to make up for low wages.
Click here to read the Small Business Majority press release, and here to view the full report.

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