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House Approves Minimum Wage Increase

APRIL 5, 2006 - Posted at 11:23 a.m. CST

 

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Arkansas House today passed a bill to increase the state minimum wage from $5.15 per hour to $6.25 per hour.

The Senate approved the increase on Tuesday and the House followed with today's 92-to-2 vote. 

The measure has the backing of a group proposing a constitutional amendment to raise the wage.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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