$13 is a surviving wage. It is hardly a thriving wage, but one can survive: eat, sleep, and transport themselves with relative peace of mind. It's a moral obligation for a capitalist society such as ours to insure, at the very least, a surviving wage. Small businesses will be the hardest hit by this – but we should also consider a MAXIMUM WAGE for l CEO incomes capping at a certain percent above their lowest paid worker. There is plenty of money to go around, it just all trapped in the hands of the corporate elite.