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The Fight for $15 has helped Black and Latinx working people build wealth and inspired worker organizing across the U.S.
Lawmakers in Hawaii approved a bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $18 by January 2028,
Congress cannot just pay lip service to frontline workers whose labor they take for granted.
21 states and 35 cities and counties will raise their wage floors in the New Year.
Of the $150B in raises workers have secured, $76B has gone to workers of color and $70B to women workers.
This is an important first step to ensuring that all jobs paid with federal revenues are good jobs.
The Senate must move quickly to improve and pass the American Rescue Plan.
Across all demographics, swing district voters confirm that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 is good policy.
Congress should use this opportunity to finally pass a $15 minimum wage bill.