Raising the Federal Minimum Wage

Panelists discussed their economic case for raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and… read more

Panelists discussed their economic case for raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Representative George Miller (D-CA) talked about their bill to raise the minimum wage incrementally to $10.10 per hour and then be indexed to inflation. The Economic Policy Institute released a letter from economists urging that increase. The panelists responded to questions from reporters in the audience. close

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Raising the Federal Minimum Wage

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Program ID:
317172-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 2014
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2014

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  • Jan 14, 2014 | 10:13pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2014 | 3:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2014 | 5:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2014 | 8:13am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jan 24, 2014 | 7:25am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2014 | 6:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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