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General News    H1'ed 3/1/21

House Dems Demand Harris Advance $15 Minimum Wage

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From commons.wikimedia.org: The majority of Americans support raising the minimum wage to $15/hour.
The majority of Americans support raising the minimum wage to $15/hour.
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In a new letter, nearly two dozen House Dems are pressing Vice President Kamala Harris to ignore the Senate parliamentarian and fulfill her minimum wage promise.

“Eighty-one million people cast their ballots to elect you on a platform that called for a $15 minimum wage. We urge you to keep that promise,” the lawmakers wrote in a letter to Harris and President Joe Biden, pressing the White House to raise the wage for workers as part of Biden’s American Rescue Plan. “We must act now to prevent tens of millions of hardworking Americans from being underpaid any longer.”

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