WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) voted to pass the Raise the Wage Act, landmark legislation to gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 over six years and restore the value of work in our economy by lifting struggling workers and their families out of poverty.
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