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Cuomo may simply follow Obama on minimum-wage level
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo might follow President Barack Obama’s plan to hike the minimum wage to $9 an hour instead of pushing ahead with his own plan for New York of raising the minimum wage to $8.75 from $7.25.
And, the Democratic governor says, his bill on abortion will simply “codify” the current federal law to shield women in case a future U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturns current law.