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House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate.
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$15 minimum wage bill passes House; Senate prospects are dim

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The $15 federal minimum wage bill has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate.
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The House Just Passed a $15 Minimum Wage Bill. It Could Help Dems in 2020

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

The U.S. House approved legislation that would more than double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, fulfilling a campaign promise of Democrats who control the chamber and intend to capitalize on the pro-worker issue again in 2020.
The legislation that passed on a 231-199 vote would boost the nation's $7.25-an-hour wage floor to $15 by 2025 and then automatically adjust it going forward. This bill has no chance to advance in the GOP-led Senate, but leading 2020 Democratic presidential contenders have highlighted the need to boost pay through a higher minimum wage and other policy...
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The House Votes To Lift 27 Million Americans Out Of Poverty With $15 Minimum Wage

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

House Democrats passed a bill on Thursday that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and lift 27 million working Americans out of poverty.
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House passes $15 federal minimum wage bill, despite Republican opposition

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The House voted Thursday to more than double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, overcoming Republicans who called the hike socialist. The vote was 231 to 199. The bill faces poor prospects in the GOP-led Senate, but the call for the first hike in the minimum wage in a decade has broad popular...
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House passes $15 minimum wage bill

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The bill would gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. The federal minimum wage has not been raised since 2009.
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House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a six-month struggle within the caucus. The vote - which passed entirely along party lines - marked a crucial test for Democratic leaders who worked hard to win over centrists without losing progressives as lawmakers battled behind the scenes to shape the proposal. It also delivers a much-needed policy win for a party that has long called for a “living wage” and is eager to tout its domestic agenda during the upcoming summer...
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House passes bill to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats argue the $15 per hour minimum wage bill will lift workers who have not seen the benefits of a strong economy.
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