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Four States Approve Minimum Wage Increases

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Election Day sparked major labor changes across many states.

On Tuesday, Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington passed higher minimum-wage incentives, The Wall Street Journal reported. Washington raised its minimum wage to $13.50 per hour, while the other three states increased theirs to $12 per hour. Minimum wage changes for all states will be effective by 2020.

“The minimum wage wins tonight show that progressive values live at the state level and at the ballot box,” said Ballot Initiative Strategy Center Justine Sarver.

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