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Rep.Ortega, Evelina "Lina"

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Representative Ortega Wants Local Governments to Set Minimum Wage  print page

by: Rep. Ortega, Evelina "Lina"

AUSTIN – Today, following a news conference called to discuss minimum wage legislation, Rep. Lina Ortega released the following statement:

“The state should allow local governments the ability to determine what minimum wage is best for their own community.”

House Bill 840 by Representative Ortega allows local governments to consider minimum wage increases beyond $7.25 an hour.

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Austin, TX 78768

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El Paso, Texas 79901

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