US states with higher minimum wages gain more jobs
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And 38 states have considered minimum wage legislation this year, the most on record, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. At least 16 will boost their minimums starting next year, the NCSL says.
AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this report.
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