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Minimum wage bills spark fierce debate

Clovis lawmaker: ‘This is actually a tax hike and it’s going to raise the cost of food.’


Last updated 1/28/2023 at 12:59pm

SANTA FE — The debate over New Mexico’s minimum wage is far from settled.

Just weeks after the state’s minimum wage increased to $12 an hour under the final step-up mandated by a 2019 bill, two new proposals calling for future increases gene...

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