As Louisville considers boosting the minimum wage, here’s a look at how such a hike impacted Santa Fe

Joe Sonka
October 3, 2014
Insider Louisville

In early 2003, Santa Fe’s city council voted to increase the minimum wage for workers incrementally to $10.50 an hour by 2008. Media reports from this period cited the concerns of business owners critical of the increase, and the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce even sued the city, claiming they did not have the legal authority to implement this ordinance.

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