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July 14, 2015

$12 wage may go on ballot in Tacoma

TACOMA (AP) — Tacoma's mayor wants to put a proposal for a $12 minimum hourly wage on the fall ballot to compete with a citizen's initiative seeking a $15 wage.

The News Tribune newspaper reports (http://is.gd/3dmr4c ) Mayor Marilyn Strickland's proposal will be discussed Tuesday by the Tacoma City Council. She is asking for a gradual increase to $12 an hour by 2018.

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