Letter: Minimum wage increase in N.H. would do more harm than good

Robert Swanson Feb 23, 2020

To the editor:

New Hampshire Democrats are again trying to legislate their bad economic policies at the State House.

The latest example is raising the minimum wage. They are blindly pushing for this policy despite its terrible impacts.

Last year, New York raised its minimum wage, and in response restaurants and other small businesses did what all businesses, including mine, do when government increases labor costs: they increased prices and reduced staff and hours.

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