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Tue Mar 14, 2017, 06:26 PM

Competing minimum wage bills moving along

SANTA FE — With four days left in this year’s 60-day legislative session, two different New Mexico minimum wage bills are inching toward Gov. Susana Martinez’s desk — and jockeying with one another for positioning.

While both measures still face hurdles, they appeared to have good odds Tuesday of gaining legislative approval in both the House and Senate.

If that were to happen, Martinez, the state’s two-term Republican governor would be able to choose which one she likes better — or she could veto them both.

The governor hasn’t tipped her hand as to which, if either, bill she might sign.

Read more: https://www.abqjournal.com/969003/competing-minimum-wage-bills-moving-along.html

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