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Raise the Wage Act Introduced

Tags:  (2015 May 1st - 1:09pm)

On Thursday, April 30, 2015, Democratic leaders in both chambers introduced the Raise the Wage Act (S. 1150/H.R. 2150). Senate Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) and House Education & Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA-03) introduced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $12 per hour by 2020. More information about the legislation is available here.