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Capitol Coverage: Debating Amendment 70: Increasing the Minimum Wage

Posted: September 13, 2016 at 1:04 pm by , in Capitol Coverage, Elections, Featured

A proposal to raise the minimum wage in Colorado from 8 dollars and thirty-one cents an hour to twelve dollars an hour in the year 2020 will go before voters. Supporters say the state needs a living wage, meanwhile many business groups worry it will lead to layoffs and make things worse for hourly workers. Here is a debate on the issue hosted by Colorado Public Television.