Legislators looked at a graphic from Douglas Hall of the economic policy institute the real value of the minimum wage had fallen dramatically since its inception.
Rep Pat Garofalo challenged Douglas Hall of the economic policy institute on the best way to provide economic incentives to the poor.
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