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6:18 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Ky. House Approves Minimum Wage Increase

Following hours of testy debate, the Kentucky House of Representatives pressed ahead with a minimum wage increase bill Thursday. 

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4:29 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Minimum Wage Increase Moves To The Ky. House

House Speaker Greg Stumbo says the General Assembly can’t afford to wait for the federal government to act on the minimum wage.

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6:21 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Stumbo Makes Predictions On Minimum Wage, Limiting Executive Powers, And Child Care Assistance

Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo offered some predictions for the 2014 regular session in Frankfort Tuesday.

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Local/Regional News
2:05 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Ky. House Democrats To Press For Minimum Wage Increase

Kentucky House Democrats plan to kick off the 2014 regular legislative session with a push to raise the minimum wage.

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Local/Regional News
9:39 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Grimes Repeats Call For Higher Minimum Wage

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again pushing the idea of raising the minimum wage in order to grow the middle class.

Grimes, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, distributed a news release on Tuesday touting what she believes would be the positive effects of increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

Citing a Kentucky Center for Economic Policy report, Grimes said raising the minimum wage would affect nearly 30 percent of working Kentuckians.

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