The Guns 'n' Butter blog is reporting a story with a local angle, involving my (I guess, former) Congressperson:
Typically, Congress itself is immune from wage and price control legislation it passes, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, having vowed to make this Congress the most honest and ethical in history, has ordered that Congress subject itself to the same regulations as everyone else, no matter how burdensome.
To quote Woody Allen: I really have mixed feelings about this.
In slightly more real news, the Arizona Republic reports on the result of Arizona's minimum wage increase from $5.15 to $6.75 last month:
The new policy is not without winners, and the reporter found one:
… but everyone else mentioned in the story was either making more than the new minimum already, or involved in employment cutbacks.