Gov. Jerry Brown and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, of San Diego. Atkins is among the leading backers of an state earned-income tax credit.
Gov. Jerry Brown and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, of San Diego. Atkins is among the leading backers of an state earned-income tax credit. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
Gov. Jerry Brown and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, of San Diego. Atkins is among the leading backers of an state earned-income tax credit. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press

To help the poor, lawmakers should focus on earned income tax credit, not minimum wage

June 04, 2015 05:01 PM