Grimes on promise zones, the promise of jobs and raising the minimum wage

01/17/2014 04:43 PM

In a follow-up interview to her jobs policy address on Thursday in Prestonsburg, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Grimes fielded questions from Pure Politics about:

  • how she would counter opposition to raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10
  • and why she believes promise zones could work even if some economic studies question their effectiveness:

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