Opinion: Legislative inaction on wages hurts R.I. workers, businesses

Despite solid proposals to raise the state’s lowest wage, Rhode Island’s state budget looks set to take effect without even a modest increase. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo had proposed a 60 cent increase which would bring the state’s lowest paid workers from the current $10.50 to $11.10 per hour. The governor’s small increase was already…

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