My Turn: Tackling the micro-aggressions of economic inequality
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The New Hampshire House of Representatives recently voted to raise the minimum wage. Those of us who voted in favor of this basic move toward economic equality aren’t naive, though. We know that even if the measure gets through the Senate, the governor will veto it.
But raising the wage is only one part of the bigger picture of ensuring economic opportunity. Banking practices in New Hampshire need to change to better serve us, and the House will soon be considering two important pieces of legislation that could make a difference as big as a wage increase.