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Higher Minimum Wage Torpedoed In House Of Delegates Committee

Higher Minimum Wage Torpedoed In House Of Delegates Committee

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An effort to raise the state’s minimum wage is going nowhere. State Senator Dave Marsden’s proposal was rejected Thursday in a House of Delegates committee. Virginia’s current minimum wage matches the federal government’s figure. Marsden says he will introduce a similar proposal next year.

 

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

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