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Editorial: Effort to lower minimum wage doesn’t add up

This July 7, 2016, file photo, shows boxes containing more than 270,000 signatures gathered by the Arizona Healthy Working Families Initiative group sit on display prior to a news conference at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. Some entities in the state – the Goldwater Institute, Arizona Chamber of Commerce, the Arizona Free Enterprise Club, and some state lawmakers – have put up House Bill 2523 this month, which would allow businesses to pay $7.25 per hour to full-time students younger than 22 who work no more than 20 hours a week.(Ross D. Franklin/AP, file)

This July 7, 2016, file photo, shows boxes containing more than 270,000 signatures gathered by the Arizona Healthy Working Families Initiative group sit on display prior to a news conference at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. Some entities in the state – the Goldwater Institute, Arizona Chamber of Commerce, the Arizona Free Enterprise Club, and some state lawmakers – have put up House Bill 2523 this month, which would allow businesses to pay $7.25 per hour to full-time students younger than 22 who work no more than 20 hours a week.(Ross D. Franklin/AP, file)

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