Colorado Amendment 70: What You Need to Know

By Todd Miller on Nov 4, 2016

Colorado Amendment 70 – also known as the Colorado $12 Minimum Wage Amendment – will be on the November 8th ballot.

Currently, the Colorado minimum hourly wage is $8.31 while the federal minimum wage is $7.25. In 2006, Colorado voters approved Initiative 42 (also known as the Colorado Minimum Wage Increase Initiative) which increased the State’s minimum hourly wage, and provided for annual adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index.

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