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02 March 2006

Rhode Island: Workers Receive Minimum Wage Increase Today

March 1,2006 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island workers are receiving the first of two increases to the state's minimum wage.

27 February 2006

The Call - News - 02/14/2006 - Lawmakers skip tradition to beat minimum wage bill deadline

PROVIDENCE -- Breaking with General Assembly tradition, the Senate last week sent the House version of the bill raising the minimum wage to the governor before the House passed the Senate version of the same legislation.

The Call - News - 02/15/2006 - Carcieri bows out of battle over minimum wage

PROVIDENCE -- Gov. Donald Carcieri is throwing in the towel in the fight over increasing the minimum wage. Carcieri announced Tuesday that he will not veto the minimum wage bill after all, bowing to the reality that the General Assembly would have ove

23 February 2006

R.I. bill aims to force large companies to pay for health care - Metro

A bill introduced in the Rhode Island General Assembly this month would require companies with over 1,000 employees in the state to spend at least 8 percent of their payroll on health care. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Amy Rice, D.-District 72, said the go