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The House will vote on the first federal minimum wage increase in over a decade this July, The Hill has confirmed
The legislation to be considered is the Raise the Wage Act backed by the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC). It would more than double the $7.25 minimum wage to $15 by 2024. The current minimum wage has been in place since July of 2009.
The article goes on to state the following:
“Democrats ran on raising wages for American workers, and this remains a top priority for us,” Mariel Saez, a spokesperson for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), told The Hill.
“Mr. Hoyer brought the last minimum wage increase to the floor, and he is working to bring the Raise the Wage Act to the House Floor for a vote in July,” she added.
House plans vote to increase federal minimum wage to $15 https://t.co/LREsoTIfBV
— Stephanie Ross (@Stephan35364333) June 12, 2019
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