(Continued from page 1) John Puckett, co-owner of the eight-unit fast-casual Punch Pizza chain based in Minneapolis, was spotlighted by the president during the State of the Union address. The chain recently announced that it raised its entry-level hourly pay to $10 per hour and had this to say about it: “Our decision had nothing to do with politics; that’s what makes the recognition by the president and first lady such an honor. Punch made the decision to give raises ...

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