Signatures submitted to raise Colorado’s minimum wage

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Signatures submitted to raise Colorado’s minimum wage

200,000 signatures delivered to raise pay to $12 by 2020
Patty Kupfer, campaign manager for Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, leads a group in delivering 200,000 signatures Monday to the Secretary of State’s Office to place a ballot question before voters that would gradually raise the minimum wage. Opponents – led by business groups – fear that the effort would lead to job losses and higher consumer prices. But proponents say their research indicates that raising the wage would benefit the economy and workers.

Signatures submitted to raise Colorado’s minimum wage

Patty Kupfer, campaign manager for Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, leads a group in delivering 200,000 signatures Monday to the Secretary of State’s Office to place a ballot question before voters that would gradually raise the minimum wage. Opponents – led by business groups – fear that the effort would lead to job losses and higher consumer prices. But proponents say their research indicates that raising the wage would benefit the economy and workers.
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