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SB 1327 lives to see another day

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Despite the best efforts of Republicans led by Del. Tim Hugo – who attempted to prevent the bill from even being heard – Sen. Chuck Colgan’s measure to increase the minimum wage was revived in the Commerce and Labor committee this afternoon.

Hugo’s attempt to kill the bill failed, and the committee ultimately voted to report SB 1327 to the full House on a 12-9 vote.

Written by assemblyaccess

February 15, 2007 at 5:05 pm

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  1. […] In his speech, Griffith feigned outrage that there had been no debate on the bill when it came up in Commerce & Labor, apparently forgetting that he and his fellow Republicans tried to prevent the bill from ever being heard at all. We captured the whole episode last week. […]

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