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Photos: House passes minimum wage bill 68-62

Posted by: Glen Stubbe Updated: May 3, 2013 - 5:14 PM

Rep Ryan Winkler was all smiles after passage of his minimum wage bill 68-62.

 Rep Pat Garofalo rubbed his face after final passage of Rep Ryan Winkler's minimum wage bill 68-62.


Abe Lincoln made a surprise appearance on the House floor during debate of the  minimum wage bill.


Rep. Ryan Winkler listened to amendments to his minimum wage bill on the House floor.


Rep. Dean Urdahl walked around the House floor with his granddaughter Bernadette, 8 months, during the debate.


Rep. Ryan Winkler made Rep. Pat Garofalo laugh as Garofalo was going after Winkler's minimum wage bill.


House Speaker Paul Thissen consulted House clerk on what constitutes a technical change on an amendment during minimum wage bill debate on the House floor.



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