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Florida Republican Congressman Defends Joining Democrats in Raising the Minimum Wage

The “Raise the Wage Act” passed on 231-199 vote with three Republicans joining the Democrat majority. Six Democrats–none from Florida–joined Republicans to vote against it.
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Party Lines Hold in Florida Delegation on Raising the Minimum Wage With One GOP...

On Thursday, the House voted to raise the minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 an hour, to $15 by 2025. The “Raise the Wage Act” passed on 231-199 vote with three Republicans--including U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida--joining the Democrat majority.
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Frederica Wilson Pushes Raising the Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

Wilson is a cosponsor of U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott’s, D-Va., “Raise the Wage Act” which would gradually increase the minimum wage until it reaches $15 an hour in 2024. Scott is the chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee.

Stephanie Murphy Wants to Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour by 2024

Murphy and her office insisted raising the minimum wage would benefit Central Florida. 
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