It's tough to make ends meet, especially is a sluggish economy. Those making the minimum wage are sometimes forced to work two or three jobs just to pay the bills.
The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, but Wyoming's minimum wage hasn't even kept up; it sits at $5.15 an hour and tipped persons earn a paltry $2.13 per hour. It's only been three times in the last 30 years that Congress has raised the minimum wage prompting this week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media poll question:
“Should Congress raise the federal minimum wage?”
Let us know what you think. 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 Public Pulse at 9:10 a.m. Friday on Newstalk 930, KROE, to hear the results and discussion on the Jackson Electric Open line.