Iowa Governor is supportive of a long-due minimum wage increase.

With cost of living increasing, it seems archaic that minimum wage in Iowa is still $7.25/hour. Neighboring states have increased their minimum wage rates and Gov. Branstad thinks it's time Iowa follows suit.

Iowa's reports,

It seems there will be some resistance, as House Republicans are advancing a bill to keep it at $7.25/hour and want other counties who have already raised minimum wage to scale it back.

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