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Democrats in standoff over $15 minimum wage

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2021
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Congressional Democrats are digging in for a fight over raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour as part of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill they want to pass in a matter of weeks.

The fight could escalate as soon as Wednesday, the earliest the Senate parliamentarian is expected to make a determination on whether the proposal can be included in the relief legislation under special budgetary rules planned for the package.

If it’s allowed, it would be a big win for Democrats, but one that would only...

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https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/540171-democrats-in-standoff-over-15-minimum-wage

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