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Republicans just turned back the clock on Missouri ‘s minimum wage
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Republicans just turned back the clock on Missouri ‘s minimum wage

Big trouble for those in Missouri hoping to continue to make a living.  On Monday, the state's new law preventing the minimum wage from going beyond $7.70 goes into play. Earlier this year, officials in St. Louis tried to raise the minimum wage to at least $10.00 h/r, although, the state's Republican governor decided that the people of Missouri aren't allowed livable wages. The state's governor and its office decided to issue legislation that indefinitely ends any local government(s) hope across the state of ever raising the minimum wage. Meanwhile, thousands are protesting as some are worried that come Monday, people, are going to see steep cuts in their bi-weekly paychecks.
Here are just some of the minimum wage hikes happening over the next week in America
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Here are just some of the minimum wage hikes happening over the next week in America

The long-discussed debate over raising the minimum wage in America has finally seen some sort of result.   The Department of Labour along with numerous states has confirmed that these are just some of the areas across America that will see a spike in their minimum wage come the New Year. In California: Cupertino - $12.00 El Cerrito - $12.25 Los Altos - $12.00 Mountain View - $13.00 Oakland - $12.86 Palo Alto - $12.00 Richmond - $12.30 Sacramento - $10.50 (large employers) San Diego - $11.50 San Mateo - $12.00 San Jose - $10.50 Santa Clara - $11.10 Sunnyvale - $13.00 In District of Columbia: Washington, D.C. - $12.50 (as of July) In Iowa: Johnson County - $10.10 Linn Country - $8.25 Wapello County - $8.20 In Maine: Portland - $10.68 In New Mexico: Albuque...
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