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Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

FIRST MEETING (Joint Hearing)

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 25, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE LABOR, WORKPLACE, AND REGULATED INDUSTRIES, SELECT COMMITTEE ON LIVING WAGE JOBS, AND JOBS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES

MINUTES

Representative Ryan Winkler, Co-Chair of the Joint Committee of the Labor, Workplace, and Regulated Industries, Select Committee on Living Wage Jobs, and Jobs and Economic Development Committees called the meeting to order at 11:06 A.M. on February 25, 2013, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

JOHNSON, Sheldon (Co-Chair)
MAHONEY, Tim (Co-Chair)
Winkler, Ryan (Co-Chair)
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ALLEN, Susan
BENSON, Mike
CLARK, Karen
FABIAN, Dan
FISCHER, Peter
GAROFALO, Patrick
GUNTHER, Bob
HOPPE, Joe
ISAACSON, Jason
KIEFFER, Andrea
LAINE, Carolyn
LEIDIGER, Ernie
LOHMER, Kathy
LOON, Jenifer
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
NELSON, Michael
NEWTON, Jerry
NORTON, Kim
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
O'NEILL, Marion
PERSELL, John
RADINOVICH, Joe
SAVICK, Shannon
SIMONSON, Erik
SUNDIN, Mikael
UGLEM, Mark
WARD, JoAnn
WARD, John

The following member(s) were excused:

METSA, Jason

A quorum was present.

The following people testified on the economic impact of increasing the minimum wage:

Douglas Hall, Economic Policy Institute
John Schmitt, Center for Economic Policy and Research

The meeting was adjourned at 12:21 P.M.








Rep. Ryan Winkler, Co-Chair




Connor McNutt, Committee Legislative Asst.
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The committees will hear presentations on the economic impact of increasing the minimum wage from John Schmitt of the Center for Economic Policy and Research and Douglas Hall of the Economic Policy Institute