Should Texas Have a Higher Minimum Wage? House Committee to Review Issue Today

The battle in Texas over the minimum wage for workers resumes Monday in the House business and industry committee, reports KEYE-TV in Austin.Texas lawmakers in that committee will consider eight bills that look to raise the rate from $7.25, a mark established in 2009 by the federal government. Tipped employees only receive $2.13 an hour before tips are included.Texas is not among the 29 states that have raised their minimum wage above the federal level.  Continue reading...

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