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Republican Senators Propose Raising Minimum Wage From $7.25 To $10

5 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The plan from Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton offers a wage well below what Democrats are seeking, and has major implications for undocumented workers.
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Republicans see Democrats' $15 minimum wage increase and counter with $10 instead

Republicans see Democrats' $15 minimum wage increase and counter with $10 instead

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement To counter the Democrats' proposal of raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, two Republican senators introduced a bill on Tuesday that maintained the 2025 timeline, but would instead raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour by then.
The Raise the Wage Act of 2025 , led by Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, was included in the Democrats' $1.9 trillion stimulus package that passed out of the House Budget Committee on Monday. Republicans oppose the stimulus package as too large in general, but a new bill by Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Mitt Romney of Utah...
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