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Wednesday, June 8
500 small business back minimum wage referendum
Maine Beacon - Local business owners from across Maine gathered at Fork and Spoon Downtown Eatery in Bangor to announce that more than 500 small businesses have now endorsed the referendum on the ballot this November to raise Maine’s minimum wage. They framed raising the wage as both a basic moral issue and a chance to invest in Maine communities and build