Minimum wage bill passes through NM House
February 13, 2019 08:53 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is praising lawmakers for passing a minimum wage bill through the New Mexico House.
The minimum wage would rise from $7.50 to $10 an hour on July 1, $11 an hour in 2020, and $12 an hour in 2021.
“Tonight, New Mexico came one step closer to realizing a much-needed raise for more than 100,000 New Mexicans,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said.
The bill heads to the Senate for debate. If it's passed there, it will head to the governor's desk for a signature.
Raising the minimum wage is an essential step to pursuing economic security for all New Mexicans across the state and lifting families out of poverty. #HB31— Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (@GovMLG) February 14, 2019
Updated: February 13, 2019 08:53 PM
Created: February 13, 2019 08:52 PM
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