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Report: Minimum Wage Boost Could Reduce Poverty

April 16, 2018 3:07 pm
The state minimum wage in New Mexico is $7.50 per hour, but Santa Fe's minimum hourly wage is $11.40. (epi.org)

A new report calls for raising the federal minimum wage nationwide from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour to reduce poverty and promote pay equity. The state minimum wage in New Mexico, $7.50 an hour, is slightly higher than the national wage. Since the current federal minimum wage went […]

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