UW Debate to examine minimum wage at public event

The Policy Debate Coalition at the University of Washington is hosting a public debate centered on whether Washington State should increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Join them on May 19 at 7 p.m. in CMU 120.

Special guests include:

Pro: Nicole Keenan, drafted Seattle a new minimum wage policy

Pramila Jayapal, senator from the 37th District

Karina Bull, senior policy analyst for Mayor Ed Murray

Con: Matt Manweller, representative from the 13th District

David Jones, a multi-business owner in the Seattle area

Maxford Nelsen, a member of the Freedom Foundation

Watch the video from this event below: