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Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said that she supports raising the minimum wage in the state of California to $26 an hour, adding that she doesn’t think such a hike would hurt small business owners.  (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

California Rep: Raise State Minimum Wage To ‘$26 An Hour’

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said that she supports raising the minimum wage in the state of California to $26 an hour, adding that she doesn’t think such a hike would hurt small business owners.

05/05/2014

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Md. Senate Advances Minimum Wage Increase

he Maryland Senate advanced a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage on Friday, paving the way for a vote as soon as this weekend.

04/04/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., answers questions during her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 20, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dems Hope to Force House Vote on Minimum Wage Hike

House Democrats said Thursday they will try to highlight GOP resistance to a higher minimum wage with a tactical maneuver meant to bring new attention to an issue they consider a political winner.

02/13/2014

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