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U.S. House Passes Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage

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U.S. House Passes Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage
U.S. House Passes Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage.

The amount varies by state but it will raise to $15 an hour by October 2025, says Reuters.

Seattle, San Francisco, New York state, California, Arkansas and Missouri have already raised their minimum wage.

Amazon.com and Costco start at $15 an hour and Target promises the same by the end of 2020.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi celebrated by saying about 33 million people in the country are getting a raise.

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