MINIMUM WAGE: Minnesota Senate vote on $7.50 by Aug. 1 - New York News

MINIMUM WAGE: Minnesota Senate vote on $7.50 by Aug. 1

Posted: Updated:
ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) -

Wednesday is all about minimum wage at the Minnesota Capitol.

The Senate takes up its own version of the minimum wage bill today, calling for minimum wage to increase to $7.50 per hour, effective Aug. 1, 2013.

The House bill passed last week calls incremental steps up to $9.50 per hour by Aug. 2015. Both bills create annual increases in the minimum wage indexed to inflation.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 CAPITOL TIMELINE

11 a.m.

Senate in session; immediately recesses for caucuses

Noon

Senate back in session, takes up two other bills and then minimum wage last. Debate is expected to go most of the afternoon.

Join our Facebook family

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices