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13 states raising minimum wage Jan. 1; Oklahoma is not one of them

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Minimum wage workers in 13 states will be taking home higher paychecks starting Jan. 1.

Oklahoma is not one of them.

The largest increase is in Washington where minimum wage will go up to $9.32 per hour

Experts said the nationwide fast food worker walkouts may have contributed to the raise.

Currently 19 states have minimum wages above the federal level of $7.25 per hour.

After Jan. 1, that number will rise to 21.

COMPARE: See minimum wages across US

Where minimum wage is going up (Courtesy USA TODAY):

  STATE NEW MINIMUM WAGE
Arizona $7.90
Colorado $8.00
Connecticut $8.70
Florida $7.93
Missouri $7.50
Montana $7.90
New Jersey $8.25
New York $8.00
Ohio $7.95
Oregon $9.10
Rhode Island $8.00
Vermont $8.73
Washington $9.32

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