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Cities, states increase minimum wage for 2015

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Minimum wage is increasing in 21 states and five cities across the United States.

Of them all, Washington State continues to have the highest minimum wage of any state, increasing to $9.47 from $9.32.

In California, San Francisco, will increase its minimum wage from $10.74 to $11.05. The city will also retain the title of highest minimum wage anywhere in the country.

Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Oregon employees will all make at least $9 an hour.

Florida is an outlier in the southeast, increasing its state minimum wage to $8.05.

Check out what other states and cities are increasing their minimum wage for 2015 by clicking or tapping on the interactive map above.

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