Amendment 70 seeks to gradually raise minimum wage

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Amendment 70 seeks to gradually raise minimum wage

Voters asked to raise the floor to $12 an hour by 2020
Patty Kupfer, campaign manager for Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, leads a group in July that delivered 200,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s Office to place a ballot question before voters that would gradually raise the minimum wage.
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Amendment 70 seeks to gradually raise minimum wage

Patty Kupfer, campaign manager for Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, leads a group in July that delivered 200,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s Office to place a ballot question before voters that would gradually raise the minimum wage.
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