The Minimum Wage Debate: Spokane

Date: 
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Time: 
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Place: 
Wolff Auditorium, Gonzaga University
502 East Boone AVE
Spokane, WA 99258

Watch the full debate online here!

On April 3, the WPC Young Professionals hosted a statewide debate series that drew a packed room at the Wolff Auditorium at Gonzaga University. More than 200 students, elected officials and interested citizens heard from a unique group of panelists including WSJ's Stephen Moore, Center for American Progress' Sarah Jane Glynn, economic experts, local legislators and business owners. Moderating in Spokane, KXLY4's Nadine Woodward.

Check out our Online Packet of resources by clicking here.

Is an increased minimum wage an opportunity creator or a job killer?

The living wage is a pertinent policy issue in Washington State. How will this potential increase in the state's minimum wage affect college students and young professionals?


Join national and local experts in a lively discussion!

Stephen Moore
The Wall Street Journal 
Editorial Board

Sarah Jane Glynn
Economic fellow, Center for American Progress 

Dr. Eric Fruits,
Portland State University

Dr. T. William Lester,
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Department of City and Regional Planning

 

Rep. Kevin Parker
6th LD-West Spokane 

Rep. Timm Ormsby
3rd LD-Spokane 

Contact ccargill [at] washingtonpolicy [dot] org or call (509) 570-2384 for more details.