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Feb 10, 2021 | House Education & Labor Committee Passes Reconciliation Bill with $15 Minimum wage

WASHINGTON—The House Education and Labor Committee today passed their portion of the reconciliation bill through committee—providing much-needed support to state and local governments, along with millions of people across the country, and increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) gave remarks in support of the inclusion of a federal minimum wage increase in President Biden’s coronavirus relief proposal.

In her remarks, she outlined why a regional minimum wage would undermine efforts to raise workers’ wages in states with weak labor institutions. You can watch her remarks here.

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