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Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

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The minimum wage debate debunked

Bella Nieto, News Editor January 22, 2021

On the campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised sweeping legislation and executive orders that would address some of the nation's greatest obstacles ranging from healthcare to racial and economic inequality....

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The working class deserves a living wage now more than ever

Ebony Purks, Staff Writer March 23, 2020

Since 2007, the federal minimum wage has been stagnant at $7.25 per hour. Since then, minimum wage has lagged while cost of living has steadily increased. Essentials like food, education, medical care...

Texas could see increase in minimum wage

April 21, 2015

State Reps. Eddie Lucio, D-Brownsville, and Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, have proposed Texas’ minimum wage be increased to $10.10 an hour. Fischer has also proposed a constitutional amendment...

President calls for minimum wage increase

February 26, 2013

Courtesy of Will Tallent / The Paisano In his State of the Union Address on Feb. 12, President Obama called upon lawmakers to raise the current federal minimum wage.The president said...

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