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Wisconsin Poll: Residents Favor Higher Minimum Wage


The latest Wisconsin Economic Scorecard indicates that 77 percent of registered voters here support a hike in the state's minimum wage. It sits at $7.25.

The poll, conducted March 3-7, also found:

-- 52% favor (34% oppose) the development of a tribal casino in Kenosha.

-- 60% oppose (33% favor) an expansion the state sales tax, in order to cut the state income tax.

-- 51% dissatisfied (49% are satisfied) with the pace of job creation in Wisconsin.

--50% favor (47% oppose) the legalization and taxing of marijuana in Wisconsin.

The UWM Center for Urban Initiatives and Research (CUIR) coordinates the quarterly poll, in cooperation with WisBusiness.com and WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio

This poll has a margin of error of 4.6%.