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Minimum Wage Push Continues

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Minimum Wage Push Continues

The South Dakota Democratic Party along with associated labor groups are circulating petitions in an effort to let voters decide if they want to increase the minimum wage. Democratic interim executive director Zach Crago says they have a large number of circulators out in the state…

The proposed initiated measure would increase the minimum wage from the current seven twenty five and hour to eight fifty, and index it to inflation. Crago says they think there is broad support for the issue…

Just over sixteen thousand verified signatures are needed to get the issue on next November’s ballot. With the deadline less than a month away, Crago is confident they are on track…

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