Minimum Wage Increase Coming to Las Cruces

Las Cruces is about to implement an increase in the minimum wage.

The city plans to raise the hourly minimum wage from ten-dollars, ten-cents to ten-dollars, 25-cents beginning January 1st. Las Cruces city government spokesperson Udell Vigil says the hike for this coming January is associated with a cost of living adjustment. Vigil says the public is invited to a discussion of the matter during the November 12th city council meeting.