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A deal is set on minimum wage hike

Breaks included on business taxes

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / April 24, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- The first federal minimum wage hike in a decade will boost starting pay for hourly workers from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour under an agreement between congressional Democrats, a deal that couples the increase with nearly $5 billion in business tax cuts to draw political support from Republicans. (Full article: 912 words)

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