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RSS Daily Dispatch: National News

  • Arkansas firefighters to see pay increase due to new state minimum wage law October 18, 2019
    In 2020 Arkansas' minimum wage goes up 75 cents: from $9.25 an hour to $10 an hour. For firefighters starting out in Harrison, they currently only make $9.40 an hour. “Roughly 10 members of our department were going to fall below that minimum wage if we didn’t do something," said Harrison Fire Chief Marc Lowery. […]