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Coakley calls for hike to minimum wage

At a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce event this morning in front of an audience of people from banks, health insurers and law firms, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley spoke about income inequality in Massachusetts and called for an increase to the minimum wage.

The attorney general said “those at the top” in the state have, on average, seen their incomes grow substantially as “those at the bottom” haven’t seen any income growth at all.

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