House Majority Leader Erin Murphy from St. Paul says Minnesota is working toward a minimum wage increase for the State of Minnesota in the current legislative session.  She says the goal is to increase the state minimum wage to $9.50 an hour.  The minimum wage would be gradually increased over a number of years.

Erin Murphy also suggested that the completion of the Rivers Edge Convention Center will likely be included in a bonding bill.  Murphy also explained the tax cuts which have already been completed at this year's session. Listen below.

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