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House committee defeats bill to raise minimum wage

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A House committee has defeated a bill to raise minimum wage in Louisiana.

House Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations rejected HB 356 by state Rep. Herbert Dixon, D-Alexandria.

The bill looked to raise the state minimum wage to $8.25 an hour.

Jim Shannon will have more on this story later.

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