Bill To Increase Minimum Wage Gets Hearing In Carson City
A bill to raise Nevada’s minimum wage to $12 an hour faced its first legislative hearing Tuesday.
The rate would gradually increase to that amount over a five-year period. former Republican Governor Brian Sandoval vetoed a similar bill in the 2017 legislative session.
But Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak has expressed his support for such a measure.
The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and the chambers of commerce for Reno and Sparks have voiced opposition to the measure.