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Poll: Michigan voters support higher minimum wage

Hourly minimum wages in developed OECD countries, 2011. Wages given in US$ exchange rates. By OECD (http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DatasetCode=RHMW#) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Hourly minimum wages in developed OECD countries, 2011. Wages given in US$ exchange rates. By OECD (http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DatasetCode=RHMW#) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

LANSING (WKZO) -- Michigan voters are in the mood to pay the lowest-paid people in the state more money.  A recent poll by Marketing Resource Group and Mitchell Research and Communications puts support for an increase in the minimum wage to ten-dollars an hour at 58-percent, with 38-percent opposed.  Democrats earning less than 30-thousand dollars a year are most in favor.

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