Why Arizona Youth Minimum Wage Proposal Appears Dead

Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:05pm
Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 2:20pm
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A controversial bill that would allow employers to pay young people less than the minimum wage appears dead at the Arizona Capitol.

Lawmakers agreed on Monday it would need a three-fourths majority vote of the Legislature — a hurdle it would almost certainly fail to clear since Democrats have opposed it from the beginning.

They argued the bill would change the voter-approved law raising the state’s minimum wage, and now it appears legislative attorneys agree.

For more on this, The Show was joined by Howard Fischer with Capitol Media Services.

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