5 States Likely To Approve A Minimum Wage Increase In 2014

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As America kicks off an election year, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are already saying bread-and-butter economics issues will loom large in the national debate. And it's with good cause -- as AOL Jobs reported last year, there are 7.3 percent fewer mid-wage occupations (hourly wages from $21.14 to $54.55) than there were in 2001, and 8.7 percent more low-wage ones.