Ricketts: Raising minimum wage would most hurt those it's 'intended to help'

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    Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts hosts a town hall meeting at Elkhorn Acres Golf Course in Stanton on Friday.

Posted: Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:32 am

If elected governor this fall, Pete Ricketts wants to help those Nebraskans struggling to make ends meet while working low-paying jobs.

But raising the state’s minimum hourly wage isn’t the best way to do so, the Republican candidate said.

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