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Panel wants to pre-empt wage hike 

The Republicans in the state Legislature are all about local control unless local control means that local governments can act on their own on a matter they don't like. On a party-line vote, the House Business Committee has approved a bill that wouldn't let local governments raise the minimum wage unilaterally within their boundaries.


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