Ballot battle over minimum wage intensifies in Colorado

Ballot battle over minimum wage intensifies in Colorado

Proponents, opponents become increasingly antagonistic
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Patty Kupfer, campaign manager for Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, leads a group in delivering 200,000 signatures on July 25 to the Secretary of State’s Office to place a ballot question before voters that would gradually raise the minimum wage. Opponents – led by business groups – fear that the effort would lead to job losses and higher consumer prices. The divide has led to a contentious ballot battle.

Ballot battle over minimum wage intensifies in Colorado

Patty Kupfer, campaign manager for Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, leads a group in delivering 200,000 signatures on July 25 to the Secretary of State’s Office to place a ballot question before voters that would gradually raise the minimum wage. Opponents – led by business groups – fear that the effort would lead to job losses and higher consumer prices. The divide has led to a contentious ballot battle.
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