COPS/Metro Living Wage Effort Wins Support of San Antonio Express-News

According to the editorial board of the San Antonio Express-News:

There is something of a social justice component to the budget presented recently to the San Antonio City Council. It contains a commendable step toward a living wage for those city employees who are paid the least.

City Manager Sheryl Sculley outlined a...2016 budget that includes a raise to $13 per hour, beginning Jan. 1, for the city's lowest-paid workers...

While $11.47 is well above the state and federal minimum wage of $7.25, ...Communities Organized for Public Service/Metro Alliance have correctly stressed the need for a "living wage."

Additional background here.

Living Wage for City Workers, San Antonio Express-News