Can You Live On Minimum Wage?
Though at $8 an hour, the Bay State has the fifth highest minimum wage in the country, when adjusted for inflation, it’s 24% lower than it was in 1968. We look at the cost of living and the minimum wage in Massachusetts.
Noah Berger, executive director of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center
READ the study, What's It Worth? The Value of the Minimum Wage in Massachusetts
INTERACTIVE tool that allows you to compare various options for adjusting the minimum wage--and even to design your own proposal