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Whitman Budgets Adjust to Initiative 1433

Chris Hankin, News Editor
March 9
Filed under NEWS

In November of 2016, Washington State voters approved Initiative 1433 to increase the state minimum wage from $9.47 to $13.50 by 2020. The gradual transition began January 1, 2017 when the minimum wage increased to $11 per hour. Businesses and budgets across the state have been scrambling to adjust to the...

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