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user-inactivated  ·  1268 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Birmingham, AL raises minimum wage to $10.10/hr. Governor: Fuck you. Not so fast.

St. Louis is going through a similar legal fight right now. Seems silly to me that the city's standing is that they should be allowed to write this legislation and raise minimum wage as it is a matter of 'local concern.' And the Missouri Chamber of Commerce (ie Big Business in the State) sued saying it wasn't. Should be resolved this year in the appellate courts.