Archive for December, 2004

I’m getting a raise

Tuesday, December 7th, 2004

Yesterday, by a vote of 50-8, the New York State Senate overrode Governor Pataki’s veto of a bill to increase the State’s minimum wage. On January first, minimum wage in the state increases to $6.00/hr from the federal minimum of $5.15. Further, the rate increases to $6.75 in January 2006 and $7.15 in January 2007. […]


Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

Very weird things are happening lately. I’ve tried my best to get out of the “My computer’s broke, will you fix it?” end of the business. Even when I did it regularly, I generally didn’t do house calls. It’s just a lot easier to work here and I don’t have to worry about people’s dogs, […]