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Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate

posted on January 31, 2014

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law an increase in Iowa's minimum wage more than 20 years ago. Some legislators are calling for another increase. Branstad says he wants to see the details of the proposal, as well as information on what the impact would be on the state's economy before he would decide whether or not to support another minimum wage hike.

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