Sanders and Congressional Democrats to Announce a $15 Minimum Wage Bill Today

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressional Democrats will announce a $15 minimum wage bill during a video conference at 11:30 a.m. EST today.

The Raise the Wage Act “would increase the federal minimum wage to $15 in five steps over the next four years, increasing pay for nearly 32 million workers,” according to a press release.

Those involved in the call.

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Incoming Chair of Senate Committee on Budget
  • Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Incoming Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
  • Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-Va.), Chair of House Committee on Education and Labor
  • Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Chair of Congressional Progressive Caucus
  • Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.)
  • Fran Marion, Fight for $15 and a Union Leader
  • Mike Draper, Owner of Raygun Clothing and Home Goods
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