Tuesday, May 26, 2015This morning U.S. Senator Tim Kaine held a round table discussion with the Asian-American Business Owners Association. Their concerns and questions mirrored those of all small business owners.
(See “other topics, questions, answers” below on ISIL, college tuition and TPP)
Infrastructure needs, taxes, health care costs, employee retention, stalled immigration legislation and concerns over raising the minimum wage were among key issues.
C. J. Patel said, “it is hard to pay $9-$10 an hour” citing turnover of employees as being problematic.
Senator Kaine said, “I’ve been a supporter” of increasing the minimum wage though advocated for doing it graduall