Quote – Harris Fawell (R-IL), Congressional Record.

We say we're trying to help the working poor while we actually will be helping young part-time workers. There is one thing, however, upon which there is agreement. Economists from all persuasions agree that increasing the minimum wage will mean lost jobs and it will mean inflation.

Harris Fawell (R-IL), speaking to the House of Representatives: H.R. 2, The Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1989. Congressional Record, Page E1719.

Tuesday, May 16, 1989