To raise, or not to raise Austin’s minimum wage?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — There will be a debate today on whether or not to raise the minimum wage to $15.

A University of Texas Professor and Texas A&M Professor will discuss raising the minimum wage to $15.

Seattle has already raised their minimum wages. Los Angeles and New York are still debating similar raises.

The debate begins tonight at 6 p.m. in the UTC building and is open to the public. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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