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Court: Let voters decide minimum wage hike to $12

Aug 23, 2018 - Detroit Free Press

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 Wednesday that a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour should go on the Nov. 6 statewide ballot.

Appeals Judges Stephen Borrello and Jane Beckering rejected a challenge to the ballot proposal from Michigan Opportunity, an organization backed by the Michigan Restaurant Association.

"The Court orders the Michigan Secretary of State, the Board of State Canvassers and the Director of Elections to take all necessary measures to p...