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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


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 is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune.