Battle looms in legislature over minimum wage in Colorado

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DENVER -- A battle is looming over Colorado's minimum wage, which right now is $8.23 per hour.

600,000 Coloradans earns less than $12 an hour.

Some Democrats in the legislature say that's not enough, so they have two ideas.

  1. Let local governments raise the minimum wage on their own, or
  2. Put it to a statewide vote

Eli Stokols has more information in his video report above.