How President Biden’s new relief plan could help Arkansas’s economy

Dr. Michael Pakko was interviewed about how President Biden’s 2 trillion dollar relief plan and new stimulus checks could help Arkansas’s economy.

What impact could a $15 minimum wage have on Arkansas workers?

The Biden Administration is looking at proposing a $15 federal minimum wage increase. Arkansas’ minimum wage is currently $11 an hour, much higher than the current federal minimum of $7.25. Michael Pakko said raising the federal minimum wage to 15 dollars would be a big change for Arkansas. The state’s median wage is $15.84, meaning […]