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Boulder city, county leaders, restaurateurs prefer regional minimum wage hike Organic farmers, cannabis industry other possible impacts

By SAM LOUNSBERRY February 10, 2020 Boulder City Council last month made it a priority to raise the minimum wage within city limits, and at the council’s meeting with Boulder County Commissioners on Monday, leaders said a regional increase offers advantages to municipal action. While the minimum wage in the state rose for 2020 to $12 an hour, and $8.98 an hour for tipped employees, a Colorado law passed last year allows local governments to further hike the minimum wages. But it also limited how many minimum wage increases can take place across the state. No more than 10% of local governments can enact minimum wage laws, meaning that once ...