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

5 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 $1.9 trillion stimulus.
The proposal comes as Biden reportedly doubts whether $15 can pass and a moderate Democrat suggested $11.
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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...
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Most Americans support a $15 minimum wage, but are split on how soon it should happen

5 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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