House to Vote Friday on $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill as Fate of $15/Hour Minimum Wage Remains Uncertain

HeadlineFeb 24, 2021

The House will vote Friday to pass the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. The bill’s inclusion of a $15-an-hour minimum wage increase remains at risk in the Senate as Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Arizona’s Kyrsten Sinema oppose the move. Manchin instead proposed an increase to just $11 an hour.

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