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