This is just a ploy to buy votes from poor people. They can point to this bill and say “we tried, vote democrat and we’ll give you more free shit”.
- The House of Representative’s decision to pass a bill raising the federal minimum wage to $15 received almost immediate criticism from major business organizations.
- The groups say the bill, which the Democrat-controlled chamber passed in a 231-199 vote, would be expensive and lead to increased unemployment.
- The Congressional Budget Office estimated raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs but raise pay for 17 million