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MINNNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Agreement reached on minimum wage increase

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ST. PAUL - The chairman of the Minnesota DFL is pleased that the majority has reached an agreement to raise the state's minimum wage to $9.50 an hour.

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Ken Martin says the legislation means 360,000 Minnesotans will receive a much-needed pay raise, and low-wage workers can begin the process of working their way out of poverty. The deal also indexes the minimum wage to the rate of inflation. 

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