ABQ Journal Poll: 68% of New Mexicans support raising minimum wage
68% of New Mexicans support raising the state’s $7.50 minimum wage, according to a new poll published by the Albuquerque Journal.
Notably, a clear majority – 65% – support a minimum wage higher than that Governor Martinez said was right for New Mexico. Martinez vetoed a $1 increase to $8.50 in 2013 saying minimum wage workers should get no more than a 30-cent per hour increase.
Read the full ABQ Journal story online here.