A look at the gap between the state's minimum wage and what it costs to live in Massachusetts

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Did you know that Massachusetts has one of the highest minimum wages in the country?

As of a week ago Sunday, the state's minimum wage is $15 an hour. That's more than double the federal minimum wage. But is it actually enough to live in Massachusetts?

We take a look at the gap between the minimum and living wage in this week's From the Newsroom.

This segment aired on January 9, 2023.

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