Republican State Senator Proposes Minimum Wage Increase

1:14 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Republican State Senator Proposes Minimum Wage Increase

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Rick Jones' bill would increase minimum wage less than group gathering petition signatures for ballot proposal
LANSING - A Republican Senator introduced a bill to raise Michigan's minimum wage with hopes of preventing a larger wage hike in the form of a ballot proposal. State Sen. Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge) on Thursday said he introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage from $7.40 an hour to $8.15 per hour.