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Charlie Crist in South Florida 5/5/14. (Source: CBS4)

Crist Highlights Policies He’ll Approve If Elected

Raise the minimum wage and banning discrimination of gay and transgendered employees would be some of the first things Charlie Crist would do if he’s elected governor this November.

07/29/2014

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Minimum Wage Increase Has Broad Bipartisan Support In Florida

Not many political issues enjoy a broad base of bipartisan support, but one such issue in the state of Florida is raising the minimum wage.

CBS Miami–01/31/2014

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Poll Shows Floridians Support Minimum Wage Increase

Florida voters overwhelmingly support an increase in the state’s minimum wage, according to a Quinnipiac University poll that was released Thursday.

01/30/2014

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New Year Pay Increase For Minimum Wage Workers

Minimum wage workers have something to smile about in the New Year, a pay increase. The increase will benefit an estimated 416,000 low-wage workers in Florida, boosting their pay rate by 14 cents an hour.

CBS4–01/01/2014

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States Increase Minimum Wage For 2014

Minimum wage workers have something to be happy about for the New Year.

01/01/2014

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New Year Brings Late Holiday Gift, Increase In Minimum Wage

When the clock strikes midnight to ring in the new year, it will also ring in an increase for Florida and a dozen other states. On January 1st, 2014 Florida’s minimum wage will increase by 14 cents to $7.93 per hour, benefiting an estimated 416,000 low-wage workers in the state.

12/25/2013

Jim DeFede With Marty Kiar & Dwight Bullard (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Living On Minimum Wage

Broward County commissioner Marty Kiar and state Senator Dwight Bullard talk to Jim DeFede about what they experienced and learned after living on minimum wage for a week. Both politicians are hoping to highlight the need for an increase in minimum wage, which is currently $7.79 an hour.

07/23/2013

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Fla. House Bill Targeting Minimum Wage And Sick Leave

A Florida House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent local governments and voters from setting local minimum wages, setting policies on items like earned sick leave, and bar preference for local government contracts based on wages or compensation.

CBS Miami–03/07/2013

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Rubio Opposes Minimum Wage Law

Senator Marco Rubio cast a controversial vote against the Violence Against Women Act Tuesday and followed that on Wednesday by telling CBS This Morning he doesn’t support having a minimum wage law.

CBS Miami–02/13/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

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