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July 31, 2014
Krysta Rzeszutke, 19, takes a pizza order for customer Eric Nelson on his lunch break at Punch Pizza at 769 Grand Ave. Rzesutke has worked at Punch pizza for three years. Last year, her employers at Punch Pizza raised the minimum wage to $10.00 before President Obama raised it nationally.  (Pioneer Press: Ginger Pinson)
Minnesota’s minimum wage hike goes into effect Friday
July 31, 2014 - 10:00pm
April 30, 2014
Obama, Republicans, trade fire over minimum wage, Benghazi
April 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
Senate Republicans stop Obama bid to hike minimum wage
April 30, 2014 - 4:45pm
April 19, 2014
Breanna Hendrickson, right, and Brianna Aalto play with dogs at The Woof Room in Roseville, Minn. Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The dog daycare business will feel the impact of the minimum wage law recently passed in Minnesota as the majority of its employees will be required to receive a pay increase.
Credit: Jeffrey Thompson/MPR News
Minimum wage hike worries some Minnesota business owners
April 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
April 12, 2014
State, federal minimum wage laws find new attention
April 12, 2014 - 7:00am
April 9, 2014
Minnesota Sens. Jeff Hayden of Minneapolis, left, and Tom Bakk of Cook are all smiles Wednesday, April 9, 2014, as the Senate approves a higher minimum wage. (Senate Media Services photo by David Oakes)
Senate approves $9.50 minimum wage in Minnesota
April 9, 2014 - 8:12pm
March 27, 2014
Connecticut becomes first state to pass $10.10 minimum wage
March 27, 2014 - 9:10pm
Minnesota negotiators still have no minimum wage deal
March 27, 2014 - 8:15pm
March 8, 2014
Bonnie Frederick, left, stops into Charlie's Convenience in Wells Fargo Place in downtown St. Paul after finishing her shift at a nearby deli. Frederick is all for increasing the minimum wage, even though she makes more than minimum wage. Shefona Garmin, who works at Charlie's Convenience Store, agrees even though she, too, earns more than the minimum wage.
Credit: Mark Zdechlik/MPR News
Minimum wage hike may raise prices, won’t cost jobs
March 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
February 28, 2014
Push to increase minimum wage begins at Minnesota Legislature
February 28, 2014 - 6:15am
February 17, 2014
Raising Minnesota’s minimum wage expected to be hot issue at Capitol
February 17, 2014 - 6:00am
December 12, 2013
Paul deLespinasse: Federal jobs program offers big advantages
December 12, 2013 - 5:30am
October 31, 2013
Joe Sheeran of Minnesota 2020 makes the case Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Dorothy Day House of Hospitality in Moorhead, Minn., for a minimum wage in Minnesota of $9.50 per hour by 2015.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
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
October 2, 2013 - 8:45pm
September 29, 2013
Jenifer Loon: Expect job losses if minimum wage leaps
September 29, 2013 - 10:00am