A new report says raising the federal minimum wage could cost 500,000 jobs. Here's a look at the states with the most minimum wage workers.
A new government report says raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would ease poverty, but could also cost 500,000 jobs. Here's a look at the 15 states with the most workers making minimum wage, according to numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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