State lawmakers reject push to raise minimum wage

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State lawmakers reject push to raise minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Minimum wage in Indiana is not being raised. Lawmakers rejected an amendment last week to the state budget that aimed to raise the minimum wage to eight-dollars and 50-cents.

State Representative Cherrish Pryor says Indiana is lagging behind other states.

For now, the minimum wage for Hoosiers will stay at seven-25 an hour. Pryor says that’s not nearly enough to care for a family.

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