The Best of Notable Quotables; December 16, 1996

Vol. Nine; No. 26

Which Way Is It?

"About 3.7 million Americans, wage-earning Americans, are paid
the minimum wage or less."

-- ABC economics correspondent Tyler Mathisen, April 23 Good Morning America.

"On Capitol Hill today, the minimum wage and how best to embarrass your opponent. For ten million Americans, it's a very personal issue."

-- Peter Jennings, April 23 World News Tonight.

"In fact, only about 330,000 employees, most of them part-timers,
today work for the minimum."

-- ABC reporter Bob Zelnick, April 24 Good Morning America.

"An estimated 9.7 million Americans make the minimum wage or
close to it."

-- ABC anchor Carole Simpson, April 28 World News