Minn. Senate leader: minimum wage hike unlikely
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state Senate majority leader says a proposed increase in the state minimum wage is not likely to happen this session because Democrats in the House and Senate can't agree how much to raise it.
Sen. Tom Bakk (BAHK') says Thursday there are not enough votes among Senate Democrats to pass the $9.50 minimum wage sought by House Democrats.
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