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Minimum wage of $9.50 would be raise for 357,000 MN workers

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MOORHEAD – With new research in hand they say disproves some myths about the harm a minimum wage increase may have, advocacy groups are renewing their push for a floor pay bump in Minnesota next year.


Increasing the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 an hour would give 357,000 Minnesotans a raise and inject an additional $470 million of purchasing power, according to research commissioned by the Raise the Wage Coalition, a network of organizations calling for an increase.

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