New Life For NY Minimum Wage Hike As Senate Skews Dem

Law360, New York (November 7, 2012, 7:17 PM EST) -- With New York Democrats closing in on control over the state Senate in Albany by a paper-thin margin, experts said Wednesday that a stalled legislative push to raise the state's minimum wage above the federal minimum was poised for new action.

Depending upon how the Empire State's closest Senate races shake out in coming days, Democrats — who already control the state Assembly by a wide margin — are likely to grab at least a one-seat majority of 32 seats in the 63-seat upper legislative chamber....
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