Key Votes

S AMDT 44 - Minimum Wage Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Barack Obama II voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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

Title: Minimum Wage Amendment

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