Answers to Questions for the Record Following a Hearing on the Minimum Wage Conducted by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

May 22, 2014
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In March, CBO testified before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions about the minimum wage. Some committee members submitted further questions for the record, and this document provides CBO's answers.

Summary

On March 12, 2014, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions convened a hearing at which Douglas W. Elmendorf, CBO Director, testified about CBO’s report The Effects of a Minimum-Wage Increase on Employment and Family Income (February 2014). Some Members of the Committee submitted further questions for the record, and this document provides CBO's answers.

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