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May 23, 2015 5:01 PM

Opinion: Sacramento should proceed cautiously with minimum wage increases

Last week, Los Angeles voted to increase its minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15 by 2020

Mayor Kevin Johnson has said that ‘income and equality’ are a priority

In late June, city task force will analyze effect of increasing pay

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