Silver: It is—I keep saying it—a moral issue. Skelos: Our focus, in terms of a moral imperative, is about creating jobs.
Albany, NY, May 16, 2012 — Democrats in the State Assembly approved a bill Tuesday to increase the state's minimum wage. The Republican leader of the State Senate offered a spirited defense of his position opposing the measure, but did not rule the issue out altogether. In Albany, Karen DeWitt has the story.