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Lawmaker seeks to raise Washington minimum wage
Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle, speaks to the media Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Olympia, Wash. Farrell spoke of a proposal to raise Washington's minimum wage to $12 per hour over the next three years. Washington state's current $9.32 rate is already the highest state minimum wage in the nation. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

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