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Advocates for $15-an-hour federal minimum wage press Biden for a meeting

By: - June 6, 2022 12:54 pm

The Poor People's Campaign, co-led by Rev. William Barber II, is calling for a meeting with Congress this month to talk about raising the federal minimum wage. (2016 photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images)

WASHINGTON — The Poor People’s Campaign is urging President Joe Biden to meet with low-income workers before the organization’s march on Washington, D.C., on June 18 to advocate for a $15 federal minimum wage.

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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.

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