New Hampshire’s minimum wage is the lowest in New England. It's the same as the federal rate: $7.25 an hour. Meanwhile, Maine sets its minimum wage at $10; Vermont, at $10.50; and Massachusetts, $11, is on the way up to $15.
For the latest in NHPR's Only in New Hampshire series, listener and lifelong Manchester resident Kathy Staub asked:
New Hampshire is surrounded by states with a minimum wage of $10 or more. How do higher wage commuters impact rents along the border?