( State senate approves minimum wage plan)….It was approved Monday.
According to the plan, California minimum wage would increase to $13.00 per hour in 2017. After that, the minimum wage would be tied into the rate of inflation. Senators approved the bill on a 23-15 vote, with Republicans opposed. The bill is also opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce, who is calling the plan a job killer. The bill now goes to the state Assembly.