Santa Fe County OKs minimum wage increase

SANTA FE (KRQE) – Santa Fe County now has one of the highest minimum wages in the nation.

Last night County Commissioners unanimously approved a wage hike to $10.65 an hour to match the City of Santa Fe’s new minimum wage.

Right now the minimum wage rate for the county is $7.50 an hour.

The new county minimum wage increase will begin 60 days from now. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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