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House Democrats to keep minimum wage hike in COVID-19 relief bill for Friday vote

House Democrats will leave a provision to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour in their version of the COVID-19 relief package set for a vote on Friday despite a ruling from the Senate parliamentarian that the measure does not comply wit

Sanders slams parliamentarian decision on minimum wage

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) slammed the Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough's Thursday ruling against including a $15 an hour federal minimum wage

Bernie Sanders Blasts Senate Parliamentarian’s Minimum Wage Decision

Bernie Sanders blasted the U.S. Senate parliamentarian's Thursday decision to disallow a minimum wage increase in the latest coronavirus relief bill.

Senate blocked from adding $15 minimum wage provision to COVID aid package

Democrats cannot include a $15 minimum wage mandate in their COVID-19 spending package, the Senate parliamentarian ruled Thursday.

White House: ‘Biden Is Disappointed’ $15 Minimum Wage Won’t Be Included In Stimulus Package

President Joe Biden was "disappointed" by Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough's decision not to include the framework to establish a $15 minimum wage.

Minimum-wage increase imperiled in covid relief bill by Senate official’s ruling

The guidance from the parliamentarian, Elizabeth MacDonough, was communicated privately to key Senate offices and confirmed by aides in both parties. It could be a major setback for liberals hoping to use Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief bill as the vehicle for their long-sought goal of raising the federal minimum wage from its current level of $7.25 an hour.

BREAKING: Senate Parliamentarian Says Including $15 Minimum Wage in Democrats' COVID Package Violates Budget Rules

The Senate Parliamentarian on Thursday ruled that including $15 minimum wage in Democrats’ COVID package violates Senate budget rules. Parliamentarian says including $15 min wage in Dems’ COVID package violates budget rules. Bad news for progressives but ought to ultimately smooth passage of the bill — Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) February 26, 2021 The Huffington…

Where the stimulus bill stands in Congress, and what comes next

The major order of business for President Joe Biden and Congress is to pass a $1.9 trillion Covid relief package before the round of unemployment benefits and other aid approved in December lapse, again leaving millions of Americans short of help.

Senate Parliamentarian Rules Against $15 Minimum Wage In COVID-19 Bill

This is a devastating blow to the campaign to raise the minimum wage

Senate Parliamentarian rules that minimum wage increase cannot be included in covid relief bill

The Senate Parliamentarian ruled that the minimum wage is "merely incidental" and cannot be included in the covid relief bill.

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