Just the Facts… Reconciliation and why we won't see a minimum wage increase anytime soon.
Congress and the executive branch? This post will explain the procedural road bumps that prevented the proposed minimum wage increase in the latest Covid relief bill (also known formally as the American Rescue Plan) and where Democrats can go from here. The Senate passed the Covid relief bill on Saturday, March 6, and the House is expected to vote on Tuesday's final iteration. This bill would provide $1.9 trillion in relief, including $1,400 stimulus checks, an extension of u