Senate, House defeat attempts to raise minimum wage

August 2006
National Petroleum News;Aug2006, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p10
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The article reports on the rejection of an amendment to raise the federal minimum wage. US Senators rejected an amendment proposed by Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts to raise the federal minimum wage from $5.15 an hour to $7.25 an hour over a two year period. The amendment failed to gain the 60 votes required for amendments in this legislation.


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