The federal minimum wage hasn’t changed in nearly a decade and Texas has equally followed suit.
Texas is one of the 14 remaining states that pays its workforce, at a minimum, $7.25 an hour.
The cost of living throughout the state is increasing, especially in areas located in and around metropolitan cities. With the expansive growth that the city of Austin has endured in the past decade, the rising cost of living is beginning to seep into parts of Hays County.
At $7.25 an hour for 40 hours a...