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Rep. Ryan Winkler, chair of the Select Committee on Living Wage Jobs, visited the University of Minnesota, Morris on Thursday, Feb. 6 to discuss the state of Minnesota’s economy. Winkler told the audience of primarily students than the Minnesota Legislature will debate raising the minimum wage this session.

Legislators argue for a minimum wage increase

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MORRIS – Legislators in the Minnesota House and Senate are prepared to increase the minimum wage when the legislature convenes later this month, they just haven’t agreed by how much.


In preparation for the upcoming legislative session, Rep. Ryan Winkler visited the University of Minnesota, Morris on Thursday, Feb. 6 for a discussion on the minimum wage and the Minnesota economy.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.