Democrats plot minimum wage ‘plan B’ after Senate parliamentarian setback

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden is working on a “plan B” to get a minimum wage increase into the next coronavirus relief package after the Senate parliamentarian ruled that the measure would fail the upper chamber’s so-called Byrd Rule.

“The American people elected Democrats to get things done, and they aren’t going to accept ‘process’ as an excuse for failing to deliver on an overwhelmingly popular policy,” Wyden said in a statement.

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Instead of a measure that would increase the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 to $15
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