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Mecklenburg County commissioner Vilma Leake says she wants to make sure all county employees earn a living wage after learning that 123 of them receive public assistance from the Department of Social Services. The Charlotte Observer is reporting that Leake, a Democrat, raised concerns about the county perpetuating poverty as commissioners are considering raising their own pay to compensate for more hours on the job. read full story


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