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Dems unveil $15 minimum wage bill, say they may use reconciliation to pass legislation

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The Raise the Wage Act would more than double the current minimum wage

By Megan Henney


A group of Democratic lawmakers reintroduced legislation on Tuesday to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025 — and indicated they may use a powerful procedural tool to pass the bill using their slimmest-possible Senate majority.

“Let’s be clear: The $7.25 an hour federal minimum wage is a starvation wage,” Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the incoming chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said during a call with reporters. “No person in America can make it on $8, $10 or $12 an hour.”

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