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Oklahoma lawmakers seek to increase state's minimum wage


February 22, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in the state House and Senate have proposed legislative measures to raise Oklahoma's minimum wage.

One bill filed by Democratic Sen. George Young earlier this month would increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.50 an hour, The Journal Record reported. Young said state lawmakers should be prioritizing livable wage options.

"When you are talking about families you may have two or three people living on $7.25 an hour, that is not enough to survive on," he said.

Another measure , proposed by Democratic Rep. Cyndi Munson, would raise the minimum wa...

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