2013 Press Coverage

Please check back periodically for recent coverage on our 15th annual Job Gap Report, “America’s Changing Economy: Searching for Work that Pays in the New Low-Wage Economy.”

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Connecticut

Report: CT Shortage Of Living Wage Jobs SevereDecember 03, 2013|DAN HAAR, The Hartford Courant
Job gap between wages and making ends meet
December 04, 2013|KENT PIERCE, News 8 KTNH

Florida

Florida “Poised To Become A State Of Mostly Low-Wage And/Or Low-Skilled Jobs”
December 03, 2013|BEACH PEANUTS
New study finds Florida seriously lacking in jobs that pay a living wage
December 03, 2013|MITCH PERRY, Creative Loafing
Advocates call for local minimum wage hikes
December 03, 2013|JOE RUBLE, News 96.5
New study shows just how bad the living wage conundrum is in FloridaDecember 03, 2013|BILLYMANES, Orlando Weekly
Organize Now says Florida lacks living wage jobs
December 03, 2013|JIM STRATTON, Orlando Sentinel

Report: 64% of Florida job openings pay less than living wage
December 03, 2013|TED JACKOVICS, Tampa Tribune

Orlando Joins 200 Cities Rallying for Higher Minimum Wage
December 03, 2013|NICOLE CRESTON, WMFE 90.7

Idaho

Petition drive aims to boost wages in Idaho
December 04, 2013|KRISTIN RODINE, Idaho Statesman

Maine

Fewer High Wage Jobs Available in Maine
December 05, 2013|VIVIEN LEIGH, WCSH Ch.6

New Report: Good Jobs Hard to Find in Maine
December 06, 2013| WGME Ch. 13

New Report: Too Few Maine Jobs Pay ‘Living Wage’
December 05, 2013|PATTY B. WIGHT, Idaho Statesman

The Pulse Morning Show
December 05, 2013|BIGCONTACT.COM

Hard Work for Low Pay in Fast Food? Mainers Know Feeling Well
December 06, 2013|LESLIE BRIDGERS, Portland Press Herald

 

Montana

Study: Montana lacking in jobs that pay a living wage
December 03, 2013|BRIN MERKLEY, KPAX
Annual job gap report outline living wage disparity
December 03, 2013|DUSTIN KLEMANN, KTVQ
Job Gap Study Revealed
December 03, 2013|MACLEOD HAGEMAN, KULR 8
Can Montana Afford to provide “living wages” to low-wage workers?
December 03, 2013|EDWARD O’BRIEN, KUFM

Nevada

Nevada liberal groups want minimum wage boosted to $15 an hour
December 03, 2013|ED VOGEL, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Virginia

Living Wage Job Gap
December 04, 2013|BEVERLY AMSLER, WVTF

Medicaid Expansion and Virginia’s Job Gap
December 04, 2013|CHRIS GRAHAM, Augusta Free Press

1070 WINA news radio, December 5, 2013

Blue Virginia (blog), December 4, 2013

Washington

New study pegs Washington living wage at $16.04 to $30.46 an hour
December 03, 2013|GOLDY, The SLOG, The Stranger.com

Don’t minimize the jobs that pay minimum wage
December 04, 2013|JERRY LARGE, Seattle Times

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