Assembly pushes for higher minimum wage
Posted at: 02/14/2013 4:59 PM
By: WNYT Staff
ALBANY - The state Assembly is now pushing to raise New York’s minimum wage to $9 an hour.
That's $0.25 higher than Gov. Cuomo's proposal.
The Assembly says it made the decision to amend its legislation following President Obama's calls to raise the federal minimum wage.