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Bernie Sanders “Raise The Wage” Bill [Jessica Corbett / Common Dreams]

February 8, 2019

Sen. Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Scott (D-VA) introduce a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 nationwide.

link to article: https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/02/05/bernie-sanders-raise-wage-act-would-make-life-better-40-million-americans-analysis

[via NakedCapitalism]


Reference Info: Below are charts for current minimum wage, followed by geographic/local purchasing power of $15:

state-min-wage

[source: CNBC]

 

purchasing-power-15-min-wage

[source: Pew Research]

 

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