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$15 Hourly Minimum Wage Defeated in Virginia Senate

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    $15 Hourly Minimum Wage Defeated in Virginia Senate

    A bill to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Virginia was defeated in the state senate Monday.

    SB 1200 was voted down 21-19. 

    The bill proposed initially raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour, then to $13 an hour in 2020 and $15 an hour in 2021.

    The bill passed the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee on a 6-4 vote last week.

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    Currently, the minimum wage in Virginia is the federal minimum — $7.25 an hour.

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