In New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of The State Address he touched on a lot of items in the State. One of those was New York's minimum wage.Currently the minimum wage in New York State is $7.25 per hour, and the Governor wants to jump that number a full $1.50 to $8.75. One of the reasons cited was that the minimum wage in states surrounding New York is higher than ours. More on this part of his address is here.

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