Democratic lawmakers want to increase the federal minimum wage from the current level of $7.25 to $15.00 per hour to provide workers a “livable” wage that they can raise their families on.

Increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 would lead to:

  • Anywhere from 1.3 million to 7 million jobs lost.
  • Fewer opportunities for low-skilled workers, young people, and women. 
  • Reduced hours/smaller paychecks for workers.

We want every American to experience upward mobility and achieve his or her American dream. For many, it starts with that first minimum-wage job. 

Here’s the issue of minimum wage in 60 seconds

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