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Panel OKs minimum wage exemption for disabled (access required)

Eva Hamant of Tempe speaks out against a bill that would exempt the developmentally disabled from a new state minimum-wage law. She asks her daughter Becky, 23, to hand a paper to House Commerce Committee staff as Rep. Olivia Cajero Bedford, D-27, listens. Photo by Bill CoatesThe House Commerce Committee unanimously passed a bill to ...

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