Key Votes

S Amdt 44 - Minimum Wage Amendment - Key Vote

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Thomas Coburn voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (46-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Amendment

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S 256 that would increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 over a two-year time period.

Highlights:

-Raises the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 in three incremental stages (Sec. 02).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Minimum Wage Amendment

Sponsors

  • Edward M. 'Ted' Kennedy Sr. (MA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Stevens Corzine (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Brandt Dayton (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell D. 'Russ' Feingold (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas 'Tom' Harkin (IA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Forbes Kerry (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph I. 'Joe' Lieberman (CT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul S. Sarbanes (MD - D) (Out Of Office)