By Craig Smith
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, July 24, 2012
Excerpt: Tuesday marks the anniversary of the last federal minimum wage hike in 2009. ...
Some small business owners believe the raise is overdue.Today's minimum-wage workers have far less buying power than their counterparts in 1968 when the minimum wage was at its highest value of $10.55 adjusted for inflation, according to Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, a national network of business owners and executives.