Bernie Sanders unveils push for $17-an-hour federal minimum wage, citing state increases

By: - May 4, 2023 1:57 pm
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders

“Frankly, it is embarrassing for us to be here today and have to talk about a reality where people need to work two or three jobs to put food on the table for the kids,” said U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on May 4, 2023. (Ariana Figueroa/States Newsroom)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.