(Advertisement)

No wiggle on $10.10 minimum wage, Reid says

Posted: February 26, 2014 at 5:12 a.m.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s insistence on a minimum-wage increase to $10.10 an hour has met with concerns from Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., who Tuesday said such an increase is “too much, too fast.”

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he won’t consider raising the national minimum wage to a level lower than $10.10 an hour, even as a way to coax support from reluctant Democrats seeking re-election this year.

RELATED ARTICLE

GOP tax-overhaul plan ready

This story is only available from our archives.

Front Section, Pages 7 on 02/26/2014

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

The nation in brief

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Politics is not rocket science. … It’s either a focus on people or a focus on keeping yourself in power by keeping the people so torn up and upset that th... Read »

Next Story »

Justices ease can’t-search-home law, deny fro...

In a pair of 6-3 decisions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the police can sometimes search a home over the objections of one of its residents and that criminal defend... Read »