No to raising the minimum wage to $15/hr because it would not be good for the economy or small businesses. Raising the wage would cause unemployment to rise and the cutting back hours of current employs to make up for the increased wage. Also, raising the wage would put those individuals in a higher tax bracket which would increase taxes due and if you receive government assistance you would no longer be able to receive assistance with an increased wage. Plus, besides cutting back hours of current employs and no longer hiring small businesses would have to raise prices of goods or services to make up for the wage causing the business to potentially go out of business leaving a number of employs jobless increasing the unemployment rate. Basic economics 101 if you attended college, all college students have to take a micro and macroeconomics course to graduate.