Tuesday, March 19, 2013

News Shorts

New York’s annual minimum wage would rise to $9 an hour over three years under a tentative deal struck by the governor and legislative leaders.
State Budget Deal.  A deal is expected today, which needs to occur if bills are going to be printed and aged in time for passage by the end of the week.  Also expected in the final budget deal: An early extension of the 2011 tax reform deal (AKA the millionaire’s tax) and additional school aid.
Top Assembly Republicans are not planning to take action against Steve Katz, who was charged with marijuana possession on Thursday. (GNS)

Hillary Clinton endorsed same-sex marriage, which a new poll found is increasingly acceptable to young people. (WP)

Today is the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. (WP)

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