Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

January 30, 2014

Raise minimum wage?

By Michael Schaffer Managing Editor
The Daily Iowegian

---- — The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page.

The Iowegian wants readers to think about President Barack Obama’s announcement in the State of the Union address Tuesday night that the federal minimum wage should be increased.

The federal minimum wage currently is $7.25 per hour.

So, the question of the week is, “Do you think the federal minimum wage should be increased and if yes, by how much?”

Go to the Daily Iowegian website,, and scroll down the home page to POLL on the right hand side and cast your vote. Or call the Iowegian office at (641) 856-6336 or email the editor at to cast a vote.

Vote on the Question of the Week up until Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 12 p.m. The results will be published in the Thursday, Feb. 6 paper along with a new question.

Here are the results from the last poll question: “Do you agree with President Obama? Is marijuana less dangerous than alcohol?”

A. I agree. It is less harmful received 105 votes.

B. I don’t agree. It is not less harmful received 126 votes.