Blumenthal, Murphy looking to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

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Leading Democrats on Capitol Hill are making a push to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the year 2024.

Connecticut’s two U.S. Senators, Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, are both supporting the Raise the Wage Act of 2019.

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Sen. Murphy has previously called the current federal minimum wage of $7.50 an hour not a living wage.

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