Minimum wage bill killed in state Senate Finance Committee

By Matt Houston

The state Senate Finance Committee, buttressed by warnings that any mandated increase in the state minimum wage could cost jobs, today killed a bill that would have raised the state’s minimum wage from the federal minimum of $7.25 to $8 in 2018, and to $8.50 in 2019. The vote was 7-3.

Read the story in bestofneworleans.com/Gambit

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