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The minimum wage was abolished in NH but is still increasing this year in 20 states

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Minimum wage abolished in New Hampshire but increasing in 20 other states

While people are still talking about the landmark 2011 bill that abolished the New Hampshire state general minimum wage, 20 states will increase the government mandated minimum wage in 2018. 80% of New Hampshire Senators voted for HB133. New Hampshire is 1 of only 6 states without a general minimum wage. Despite not having a minimum wage, New Hampshire has nearly the highest median household income*in the nation.

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Washington already increased or will their state government minimum wage this year. Various communities, including D.C., will also increase their forced minimum wage. Meanwhile, New Hampshire municipalities are banned from harming workers by regulating minimum wages.