More than 20 states ring in the new year with a higher minimum wage

Jan 1, 2024
The highest state minimum wages as of Jan. 1, 2024 will be Washington state at $16.28 and California at $16. But is that really enough to live on?
 A nationwide livable wage would be close to $25 an hour, says Amy Glasmeier, a professor of economic geography at MIT.
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This Dallas dancer looks to challenge the idea of the "starving artist"

Feb 16, 2023
Alexandra Light is looking to transition from a full-time dancer to a full-time choreographer.
"If you have two dancers in a family trying to support kids, it's like nearly impossible," said Dallas dancer Alexandra Light.
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