A Mitch That Needs Scratching: Punching In

Putting minimum wage increases on the ballot can help progressive turnout.

Oh, and yet again, raising the minimum wage doesn’t hurt employment. Case in point: Santa Fe.

Norm Ornstein asks: Why Tuesday? Put Election Day on the weekend.

Lack of earned paid sick days in the restaurant industry getting increased attention.

Related: A profile of Portland’s Amanda Fritz, a key voice in the earned paid sick days debate.

9 economic facts that will make your head spin.

America has a Mitch (McConnell) that needs scratching.

GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn opposes universal pre-K because of the extra paperwork.

Finally: Quote of the Day (or Decade).