03/05/2014 10:18 am ET Updated Mar 05, 2014

Haters Said This State's High Minimum Wage Would Kill Jobs. They Were Wrong.

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When Washington residents voted in 1998 to raise the state’s minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. The prediction hasn’t been borne out.

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