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Bad Bill Bob's Commentary on LC1119

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Increasing the minimum wage will simply result in raising the cost of living                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
for services to those that are on fixed incomes. Most businesses already                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
pay higher wages that are above the present minimum.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Take a close look at the bill draft. This bill will increase the current minimum wage                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
from $6.15 to $10.10. AND it also removes the current exemption for small                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
businesses.