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Bill to raise Idaho’s minimum wage to be introduced: Coalition of groups proposes boosting state’s level to $9.75 over two-year period

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Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014 10:43 pm

A coalition of groups has announced that a bill to raise Idaho’s minimum wage in the 2014 legislative session will be introduced in the Senate State Affairs Committee.

The bill, to be introduced by Sen. Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum and co-sponsored by Sens. Cherie Buckner-Webb, D-Boise, and Elliot Werk, D-Boise, would increase the hourly wage to $9.75 over the course of two years and then tie it to the CPI thereafter. 

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  • Rodriguez posted at 3:55 pm on Fri, Jan 31, 2014.

    Rodriguez Posts: 36

    Why wait for two years, and why only 9.75 and not 10.10 like the rest of the country. I am ashamed of the thought of Idaho's workers waitting for two year to reach 9.75 in two years they should be getting more than 9.75. Is this the best you can do if so get out of the way and let someone with a heart have your job.

     
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