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Rep. Marquart favors equal pay, minimum wage increase

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On Thursday, a bill that aims to improve working conditions and pay for women in Minnesota was heard in a State House of Representatives committee for the first time.


The Women’s Economic Security Act, as it is called, would help ensure that women start earning as much as men — not just in government, but in the private sector as well.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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