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White House: Biden Will 'Respect' Minimum Wage Ruling

1 month ago   |   By Newser

After the Senate parliamentarian dealt a potentially lethal blow Thursday to Democrats' drive to hike the minimum wage, deciding that the cherished progressive goal must fall from a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill the party is trying to speed through Congress, the White House said President Biden will respect...
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House Poised to Pass Stimulus as Minimum Wage Hike Dealt Blow

House Poised to Pass Stimulus as Minimum Wage Hike Dealt Blow

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

The House is poised to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus, but a ruling by late Thursday by a Senate official dealt a major blow to prospects that the final legislation will include a hike in the U.S. minimum wage to $15 per hour.Friday's vote in the House will bring most Americans one step closer to receiving $1,400 relief payments and move action to the Senate, where disagreements among Democrats over the minimum wage had been the biggest obstacle to turning the pandem
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