So they say Obamacare helps poor students? Most of the liberal pundits and legislators speaking for socioeconomically disadvantaged kids have no idea what it’s like to be one. As a recent grad from that demographic, I have three reasons Obamacare hurts low-income college students.
They’re calling it the “Large Retailer Accountability Act” that would force big box retailers to pay minimum wage of $12.50 in Washington D.C. Currently minimum wage in the District of Columbia is $8.25, which equals $17,160 a year. If that sounds low consider zero is a much lower sum and what many earn in D.C. now is significantly less. Take Ward 8 in Washington D.C.: