It seems to me that when the people say they want affordable housing they really mean housing that’s affordable which is a home or apartment where they can live that is within their financial means.
As you may know, the federal minimum wage will increase from $5.15 to $5.85/hour, which is a 70-cent raise. This will happen again in 2008 and 2009, which by the end will make the new federal minimum wage $7.25/hour by the end of 2009
Over the last week there has been much news and talk over this UVM protest over the lowest starting wages of $10.60/hour, which would be $22,048/year.
Yesterday, I got IM’d from a Libertarian friend of mine asking if there were any tax protests in the Burlington area for Tax Protest Day, which is always on April 17, the deadline for filing your income taxes.