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Phase-in of $9 minimum hourly wage under consideration
New York’s minimum wage would rise to $9 per hour over a three-year phase-in under a budget deal being discussed at the State Capitol, officials said Monday.
As a trade-off, the budget would include an array of tax cuts and tax credits proposed by Republicans, sources said. Lawmakers are also debating a last-minute push to tuck "stop-and-frisk" legislation into the budget.