Election day payday: Five states vote to raise minimum wage

by Angus Loten

Along with giving Republicans control of the Senate, voters sent another clear message Tuesday: They support higher wages. Five states on Tuesday approved ballot measures to gradually raise the minimum wage, joining 25 other states in passing such laws in recent years.

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