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Minimum wage increase: not 2012, maybe 2013

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President Obama’s push to raise the minimum wage from its current $7.25 per hour to $9.50 will likely fall on deaf ears in Congress this year. The president also wants to index future automatic increases in the minimum wage to the in­­flation rate, an idea that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney actually supports.

Ten states already link their minimum wage hikes to inflation. Currently, 18 states have a minimum wage that’s higher than the federal rate. Find all state minimum wage figures at

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