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A plan to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 passed both houses of the state legislature Thursday, putting the state on track to become the first in the nation to commit to such a large pay hike for the working poor.

The measure, incorporating a deal Gov. Jerry Brown reached with labor leaders and progressive Democrats in the Legislature, was approved in the state senate on Thursday afternoon after winning approval earlier in the day in the assembly, and now goes to Brown for his signature.

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