With Washington eyeing a wage hike, states hold off

With Washington eyeing a wage hike, states hold off

NATIONAL REPORT While lawmakers on Capitol Hill attempt to hammer out an increase in the federal minimum wage, several states are deciding a hike isn't for them. In the past week, Kansas, Georgia, Virginia and Idaho have all rejected proposals to raise their lowest legal hourly pay rate. Bills that would increase pay levels have proceeded in Kentucky, but lawmakers there have stripped out provisions opposed by the restaurant industry.

In Montana, lawmakers fell

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