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Calif. Threatens Minimum Wage For All State Workers

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Calif. Threatens Minimum Wage For All State Workers

Calif. Threatens Minimum Wage For All State Workers

Calif. Threatens Minimum Wage For All State Workers

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California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is threatening to reduce state workers' wages to the federal minimum wage —$6.55-an-hour — unless the state passes a budget. A new budget was due July 1, but the governor and legislature have been deadlocked. Alex Chadwick talks to Carla Maranucci of the San Francisco Chronicle about the drama.

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