Two red states approved a minimum wage increase. Is the federal government next?
Nov 8, 2018

Two red states approved a minimum wage increase. Is the federal government next?

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(U.S. edition) Arkansas and Missouri passed minimum wage hikes on Tuesday, but when it comes to a federal minimum wage hike, some experts told us not to hold our breath. And eight years after some elected officials railed against Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, those same people are embracing the program. Plus, how ATM makers are adapting as payments go digital. Today's show is sponsored by ForexThe Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Paypal.

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As two more states hike their minimum wage, what are the chances of a federal increase?

Nov 8, 2018
Arkansas and Missouri voted to raise their minimum wages on Tuesday. Is the federal government next?
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Conservative states embrace Obamacare provisions

Nov 8, 2018
Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act has faced fierce Republican efforts to dismantle it. But on Tuesday three of the country’s most conservative states voted to adopt a key provision of the ACA. In Utah, Nebraska and Idaho, voters approved ballot measures to expand Medicaid health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of lower-income […]
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As digital payments grow, an ATM maker looks beyond cash

Nov 8, 2018
How will ATM makers manage in a world where digital transactions are becoming more popular and cash is optional?
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(U.S. edition) Arkansas and Missouri passed minimum wage hikes on Tuesday, but when it comes to a federal minimum wage hike, some experts told us not to hold our breath. And eight years after some elected officials railed against Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, those same people are embracing the program. Plus, how ATM makers are adapting as payments go digital. Today’s show is sponsored by ForexThe Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Paypal.

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