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Raising the Minimum Wage in New York: What Government Could and Should Do.
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 5/16/2012 at 10:58AM

By Assemblywoman Grace Meng On Tuesday, I joined with my colleagues in the State Assembly in voting to raise New York State’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50.  I voted for and co-sponsored this bill because it will have a tremendous positive impact on the lives of working families here in Queens and throughout New York. [...]