As workers and labor turn to local law-making to achieve gains, their role in a debate over how to ethically and consciously devolve some power to localities seems inevitable.
Minimum wage is a poverty wage. Let's make 2015 the year for $15 an hour - and really have something to celebrate next New Year.
Ms. Johannsen is the founder and executive director of All Education Matters. She also writes about everyday life, and is an ESL tutor in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.