Bernie Sanders unveils push for $17-an-hour federal minimum wage, citing state increases

By: - May 5, 2023 4:00 am

Thursday, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said on June 14 Congress will vote on a bill that would increase the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour to $17 an hour over a five-year period. (Screenshot courtesy of C-SPAN)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.