Voters in Tacoma to weigh $15 minimum wage


ASSOCIATED PRESS: An initiative for a $15 minimum wage will appear on the ballot in November in Tacoma.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS: An initiative for a $15 minimum wage will appear on the ballot in November in Tacoma.

The News Tribune newspaper reports the Pierce County auditor’s staff has verified that petitions submitted by the 15 Now group contained 3,231 valid signatures of registered Tacoma voters. Another 2,304 signatures were declared invalid for a variety of reasons.

The requirement is 3,160 valid signatures to get a citizen initiative on the ballot.

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