• House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday, despite a setback that means a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in the final version that reaches President Joe...
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  • House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

    House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

    1 month ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday, despite a setback that means a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in the final version that reaches President Joe Biden.
    A near party-line vote seemed certain on the measure, Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. In the year since the coronavirus has taken hold, it has stalled much of the economy, killed half a million Americans and reshaped the daily lives of virtually everyone.
    The relief bill would provide millions of...
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