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Ohioans for Raising the Wage

Backers of a planned fall ballot issue seeking to raise the minimum wage in Ohio to 13 dollars an hour by 2025 have filed a lawsuit, saying Governor Mike DeWine's coronavirus restrictions have halted their effort. 

Ohio Public Radio

A group trying to increase the minimum wage through a constitutional amendment can begin collecting signatures to put the issue on the November ballot. 

The Ohio Attorney General's office has approved a summary of the proposed fall statewide ballot issue backed by a coalition of unions and community groups to raise Ohio’s minimum wage by nearly 50 percent to 13-dollars an hour by 2025. 

A coalition of unions and community groups is working to place on the statewide ballot this fall a constitutional amendment to raise Ohio’s minimum wage by nearly 50 percent to 13-dollars an hour by 2025.