Minimum wage just increased in 23 states and D.C. Here's how much
Workers earning minimum wage in 23 states and the District of Columbia got a raise over the New Year's holiday, according to the Economic Policy Institute.
The biggest increase: Nebraska
As Nebraska Public Media reports, voters decided in November to increase the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, in increments of $1.50 per year. That brings the state to $10.50 an hour for this year.
Smallest increase: Michigan
According to Michigan Radio, the state's first increase, which went into effect at the start of the year, raised the state's minimum wage to...