The cost of living is still going up, but it's been four years since the federal minimum wage has been increased.
It currently stands at $7.25 an hour; that's slightly more than $15,000 a year of full-time work.
This week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media poll question asks: “Should the minimum hourly wage be raised?”
To cast your vote, log on to sheridanmedia.com, click on the poll question banner on the home page and feel free to leave appropriate comments. Then be sure to tune in to the Public Pulse show Friday morning, at 9:10 on News Talk 930, KROE, to hear the results and discussion on the Jackson Electric Open Line.