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2 Senate candidates support minimum wage hike

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two of the four candidates for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson support a minimum wage hike. The other two oppose a state ballot initiative looking to raise it from $7.25 per hour to $8.50.

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MN minimum wage set to rise

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s minimum wage is about to rise.

After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law.
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MN minimum wage set to rise

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s minimum wage is about to rise.

After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law.
“I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a bet…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minimum wage deal advances

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Small businesses that dot greater Minnesota would not be forced to pay employees as much as larger firms pay under a minimum wage increase proposal legislative leaders announced Monday.

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Minimum wage deal advances

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Small businesses that dot greater Minnesota would not be forced to pay employees as much as larger firms pay under a minimum wage increase proposal legislative leaders announced Monday.

“I think we have a pretty strong provision for…continue reading on dglobe.com

Americans working more for less

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Thomas Ferraro

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Congress begins what promises to be another highly combative year on Monday with a showdown over a White House-backed bid to renew unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans.

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Americans working more for less

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Thomas Ferraro

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Congress begins what promises to be another highly combative year on Monday with a showdown over a White House-backed bid to renew unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans.

The battle will kick o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Measure to raise minimum wage set for ’14 ballot

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A measure to raise the state minimum wage will be on the 2014 general election ballot as Initiated Measure 18.

Secretary of State Jason Gant says that based on a validation of a sample of signatures, the group sponsoring the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Annual increase provision could doom minimum wage ballot issue

November 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

Monday was a day of celebration for the South Dakota Democratic Party. Its leaders, along with union representatives, gathered enough signatures to place a proposed minimum-wage increase on next November’s general election ballot.

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OUR VIEW: Annual increase provision could doom minimum wage ballot issue

November 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

Monday was a day of celebration for the South Dakota Democratic Party. Its leaders, along with union representatives, gathered enough signatures to place a proposed minimum-wage increase on next November’s general election ballot.

Having a tradi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com