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$10 minimum wage bill advances in NM House

On Tuesday night, House Bill 31, which would implement a phased-in minimum wage increase as early as July, passed the House Labor, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee. It was sponsored by Rep. Miguel García, D-District 14.

HB 31 would raise New Mexico’s minimum wage from $7.50 an hour to $10 beginning July 1, $12 an hour by July 1, 2021 and include annual increases to adjust for cost of living by July 1, 2022.

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Source: The Business Journal

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