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Miller & Harkin Introduce Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $10.10

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Political-Action-Legislation/Miller-Harkin-Introduce-Bill-to-Raise-Minimum-Wage-to-10.10

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama joined a growing chorus of voices demanding that the national minimum wage be raised.  Tuesday, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Representative George Miller (D-Calif.) announced they will introduce the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013.

Miller said:

Right now, tens of millions of Americans are working hard stocking shelves. They’re working the line at a fast food restaurant and cleaning bathrooms in a downtown office building. 

They work full-time. Some work two or three part-time jobs. They play by the rules.  They contribute.

And yet? They still l...