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.
Photo: U.S. Coast Guard
John Palminteri photo
Photo Courtesy: Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara Co. Fire Dept.
Scott Olson/Getty Images
Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images
Jim Rogash/Getty Images
Jim Rogash/ Getty
New York Magazine/Twitter via CNN
Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
US National Archives
Sign up to get Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more delivered straight to your e-mail inbox
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.