Obama to sign executive order raising minimum wage for federal contractors on Wednesday

  • Article by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 11, 2014 - 2:54 PM

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Wednesday increasing the minimum wage for federal contractors.

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godiveFeb. 11, 14 2:57 PM

The real question is do we need 2 million federal employees????

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godiveFeb. 11, 14 2:58 PM

I meant contractors.

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karendavid816Feb. 11, 14 2:59 PM

This won't raise wages for anyone since it applies to future contracts. PR stunt.

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ruphinaFeb. 11, 14 3:09 PM

Why do we even have a Congress? Bill G.

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theluckydogFeb. 11, 14 3:11 PM

In other words lets tax people more to subsidize others.

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vampress_meFeb. 11, 14 3:14 PM

godive - I think you got it right the first time. Why do we need 2 million federal workers?

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supervon2Feb. 11, 14 3:31 PM

Which, in turn, means more expense to the government and more costs to the taxpayers. But! Obama buys more votes at taxpayer expense. What a great guy-we're only 17 Trillion in debt and going deeper every day to feed his ego.

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9moonsFeb. 11, 14 3:42 PM

Oh boy, raising the minimum wage has the Righties all in a snit. Here's something else for you GOPers: Unions

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althoffdFeb. 11, 14 3:44 PM

Question Please point out in the Consitution on where a President can Raise wages with out congress Approval?

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DufferHFeb. 11, 14 3:49 PM

Remember when we had checks and balances and three separate branches of government?

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