• Republicans see Democrats' $15 minimum wage increase and counter with $10 instead

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton at a news conference in 2014.
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    Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and Mitt Romney propose raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2025.
    Biden has proposed a Bernie Sanders-backed $15 wage increase as part of the stimulus - but it may not pass.
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    To counter the Democrats' proposal of raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, two Republican senators introduced a bill on Tuesday that maintained the 2025 timeline, but would instead raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour by then. The Raise...
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  • Most Americans support a $15 minimum wage, but are split on how soon it should happen

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Demonstrators participate in a protest outside McDonald's corporate headquarters on January 15, 2021, in Chicago.
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    Over 60% of Americans definitely or probably support raising the minimum wage to $15, an Insider poll found.
    Results came down along party lines; Democrats were more likely to support the increase.
    But the poll found more Americans support a gradual increase to $15 by 2025.
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    Over 60% of respondents in a new Insider poll would definitely or probably support a $15 minimum wage. That increase - which...
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