Michigan joins move to increase hourly wage

by Monica Davey and Kirk Johnson

For several years, Republicans in states such as Michigan have steered clear of raising the minimum wage. That shifted this week, as the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature approved a gradual increase in the state’s wage, to $9.25 an hour.

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