Linn County to host minimum wage forum Aug. 18
Join us for a minimum wage forum hosted by Linn County Supervisor Ben Rogers on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Beems Auditorium at the Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 Fifth Ave. SE. This is a public forum and registration is not required.
The forum will be moderated by KCRG’s Bruce Aune and will air live on KCRG Channel 9.2.
Panelists include Linn County Supervisor Ben Rogers; Peter Fisher, Research Director at the Iowa Policy Project; Sofia Mehaffey, member of the Linn County minimum wage study group; Richard Pankey, local business owner.
Audience members can submit written questions during the forum.
This public forum is part of the information gathering being done by the Linn County Board of Supervisors as the Board considers whether to increase the minimum wage in Linn County. More…