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April 30, 2014
Senate Republicans stop Obama bid to hike minimum wage
U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a top White House legislative priority, a bill to increase the federal minimum wage for the first time in five years.
April 30, 2014 - 4:45pm
April 19, 2014
Minimum wage hike worries some Minnesota business owners
When Angie Decker and her business partner started a new enterprise three years ago, they knew their labor costs would grow over time as they...
April 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
April 12, 2014
State, federal minimum wage laws find new attention
A national debate over raising the minimum wage turned into a local one this week, when Minnesota lawmakers announced plans to increase the state’s...
April 12, 2014 - 7:00am
April 9, 2014
Senate approves $9.50 minimum wage in Minnesota
Supporters of raising the state minimum wage say a bill senators passed Wednesday would boost 357,000 Minnesotans' pay.
April 9, 2014 - 8:12pm
March 27, 2014
Connecticut becomes first state to pass $10.10 minimum wage
MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy on Thursday signed into law a measure that will phase in the highest minimum wage of any U.S. state, in line with a push by Democrats nationwide to raise the entry-level wage. The bill, which was approved by state...
March 27, 2014 - 9:10pm
Minnesota negotiators still have no minimum wage deal
Minnesota House and Senate negotiators remained at a stalemate Thursday on raising the minimum wage. Negotiators met for about five minutes Thursday, leaving with no progress.
March 27, 2014 - 8:15pm
March 8, 2014
Minimum wage hike may raise prices, won’t cost jobs
St. Paul, Minn. -- Efforts by Minnesota's Democratic legislators to raise the minimum wage to $9.50 an hour have alarmed some business leaders,...
March 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
February 28, 2014
Push to increase minimum wage begins at Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL -- State lawmakers promised to act quickly this session to raise the minimum wage, and they started the ball rolling Thursday evening with the first meeting of the House-Senate conference committee. The committee heard public testimony for more than three...
February 28, 2014 - 6:15am
February 17, 2014
Raising Minnesota’s minimum wage expected to be hot issue at Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Scott Coykendall lost a $63,000-a-year job a few years ago, had one for a while at around $17 an hour, and for the past few months has worked full time at Domino’s for the federal minimum wage of $7.25. The Robbinsdale man, 43, is divorced, sharing custody...
February 17, 2014 - 6:00am
December 12, 2013
Paul deLespinasse: Federal jobs program offers big advantages
ADRIAN, Mich. -- Proposals to increase the minimum wage are being debated again, with both sides treating us to the usual arguments. Those...
December 12, 2013 - 5:30am
October 31, 2013
Report: $9.50 minimum wage in Minnesota would give raise to 357,000
October 31, 2013 - 10:11pm
October 2, 2013
Minnesota legislators hear perspectives on minimum wage increase
MOORHEAD, Minn. - Community members and business owners met with state representatives Wednesday at the Moorhead Public Library to share perspectives on jobs and wages in Minnesota. Reps. Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley, and JoAnn Ward, DFL-Woodbury, from the House Select Committee...
October 2, 2013 - 8:45pm
September 29, 2013
Jenifer Loon: Expect job losses if minimum wage leaps
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- We all know decisions have consequences. An effort to address one problem may lead to the creation of new ones. Actions taken by government, especially as they impact the economy, are no exception. We also know the past five years haven't been easy. The worst...
September 29, 2013 - 10:00am
OUR OPINION: Study effects of raising wage
Earlier this year, the Minnesota House approved raising the state's minimum wage to $9.50 an hour. The Minnesota Senate approved raising that...
September 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
Legislative notebook: Senate passes smaller minimum wage bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Senate voted 39-28 Wednesday to approve a minimum wage far lower than the House and governor favor. Senators approved raising the hourly minimum wage to $7.75 an hour in two years for large employers, up from the current $6.15.
May 9, 2013 - 6:00am