NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The Senate’s rejection of raising the minimum wage noted; statistics on Congressional pay raises cited.
(Columbus, Ohio: Lisa Daniels) The political battle over the minimum wage featured; scenes shown of a protest in Columbus, Ohio. [Working mom Celeste MOLINA, Wendy’s employee Alan DAWSON- comment.] [Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus manager Michael MASTRACCI, restaurant owner Thom COFFMAN- worry about the cost of labor.] [Princeton University economist Alan KRUEGER- says increases in the minimum wage have little if any impact on employment.]
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