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‘This Is Going To Hurt Us.’ Restaurant Workers Push For Repeal Of Initiative 77 – WAMU

September 18, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center

On September 18, 2018, Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor’s testimony on Initiative 77 was mentioned in a WAMU article entitled “Should Initiative 77 Be Repealed? Marathon Hearing Stretches Into Wee Hours.”

An analyst with the Economic Policy Institute, a union-backed think tank, testified on his recent paper that shows mostly positive effects from “one fair wage” policies in California and Washington State. But he was rebutted by Yesim Sayin Taylor, director of the business-backed D.C. Policy Center, who said Cooper’s analysis “fails to meet standard tests of reliability.”

Read more at the WAMU website.


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