**FILE** Helen Strom of the Brooklyn borough of New York listens to a speaker during the People's Budget Hearing at the Capitol on Feb. 27, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Anti-poverty groups rallied for a raise in the state's minimum wage and increased funding for jobs and human services programs. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Helen Strom of the Brooklyn borough of New York listens to a speaker during the People's Budget Hearing at the Capitol on Feb. 27, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Anti-poverty groups rallied for a raise in the state's minimum wage and increased funding for jobs and human services programs. (Associated Press)