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Proponents of minimum wage increase march on the Capitol

Posted at: 01/29/2013 12:13 PM
Updated at: 01/29/2013 12:26 PM
By: WNYT Staff

ALBANY - Supporters of the minimum wage increase in New York State rallied at the Capitol Tuesday morning.

Demonstrators say the state's current minimum wage of $7.25 is "decades out of date."

They want it raisedto $8.75.

They are also delivering a petition with 30,000 signatures to senate leaders.