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February-12-96

Clinton Calling for Raise in Minimum Wage

In an effort to help families and children, President Clinton announced in his weekly radio address his commitment to raise the minimum wage. Were trying to pass welfare reform which supports both work and child-rearing, and we ought to raise the minimum wage, he stated.

Clinton noted that, No parent can raise a child on $4.25 an hour, though millions are trying to do just that.

Media Resources: Reuters - February 11, 1996