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Patrick Signs Minimum Wage Hike
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law raising the state's $8 per hour minimum wage to $11 per hour - a high among U.S. states - by 2017.
Patrick told a Statehouse ceremony on Thursday that the new law would provide some relief to low-income workers, while noting it would still not be a ``livable w…
Massachusetts Senate To Revisit Minimum Wage Hike
The state Senate is set to again take up a proposed increase in the minimum wage in an effort to break a procedural logjam with the House over the issue.
Senators are expected Thursday to debate a bill that would raise the minimum wage from $8 to $11 per hour over three years, while tying future incr…