The EPI study found the July 2007 minimum wage hike benefited over 700,000 families and added $1.7 billion in additional spending over the following year.
A July 2008 increase benefited over 1.3 million families and added $3.1 billion in additional spending over the following year, the EPI analysts added.
Yep, not a single person hurt. I'm dumbfounded. Stupefied. So much so that I now believe we should pass more and ever larger increases in the minimum wage so that we'll become wealthier and wealthier, ad absurdum.