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Romney rejects minimum wage bill

Critics say he broke a campaign promise

By Scott Helman and Andrea Estes
Globe Staff / July 22, 2006

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Governor Mitt Romney yesterday rejected the Legislature's plan to raise the state minimum wage to $8 an hour over two years, angering Democratic lawmakers and advocates who accused him of abandoning a 2002 campaign pledge to significantly boost the pay of low-wage workers. (Full article: 752 words)

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