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Minimum wage bill moves forward

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There could be an increase in Rhode Island's minimum wage.

The senate labor committee has approved a bill to raise the minimum wage by .25-cents.

The measure would increase the minimum wage from $7.75 an hour to $8 starting in January.  The compromise bill now goes to the full senate for a vote, then onto the house.

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