4 Sates Voted to Raise Their Minimum Wage

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In addition to the Presidential, Congressional and Senate races, last night a number of ballot initiatives, from criminal justice, to medical marijuana to workplace regulations, were put to the voters. 4 states voted to raise their minimum wage. Washington, Arizona, Main and Colorado all voted to increase their minimum wages with wide margins. A ballot initiative in South Dakota to lower the minimum wage for minors, however, was soundly defeated.

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Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?

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In the study they compare all things disability-related, such as employment, wages, housing, poverty and more. Now that the conversation is welcome in the workplace, more and more people are getting out into the community, but there is still room to grow as these statistics show. South Dakota is the number one state for hiring people with disabilities, with 50.1% The highest gaps occur in Maine, Kentucky, District of Columbia, South Carolina, and West Virginia.