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President Barack Obama (credit: Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Conn. This Week To Rally Support For Higher Minimum Wage

President Obama has already ordered the $10.10 an hour minimum for certain federal projects. The proposed rate translates to a little more than $21,000 annually.

03/03/2014

Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer (Photo/Getty Images/AFP)

New York Senators Schumer, Gillibrand Support Increase To Federal Minimum Wage

The National Employment Law Project praises the proposal, saying that it would trigger a rise in the minimum wage for 1 million New Yorkers. The efforts come as the number of Americans in poverty are rising and wages are mostly stagnant.

07/29/2012