Could Philadelphia Afford a $15 Minimum Wage?

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The fight for a $15 minimum wage in Philadelphia has picked up a little bit of steam this past year: Protesters rallied for it, City Council held a hearing on the issue, and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson introduced a bill that would ask voters if officials should approve a $15 wage.

But could Philly afford it? 

A new analysis suggests that the city might have a hard time adjusting to the change. The New York Times looked at the ratio of the minimum wage to the median...

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