Molly Kinder

David M. Rubenstein Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

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Democrats want to include a federal minimum wage hike in the latest COVID-19 relief bill. They want it to go up to $15 per hour over the next four years.

How LA's 'hero pay' ties to federal fight over minimum wage

Democrats want to include a federal minimum wage hike in the latest COVID-19 relief bill. They want it to go up to $15 per hour over the next four years.

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