Tulsi Gabbard on Raise the Wage

Key Points

  • Along with Senator Bernie Sanders and other Democratic leaders, Tulsi introduced Raise the Wage to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour by 2024
  • Adjusted for inflation, about 40 percent of today’s workers earn less than the minimum wage in 1968
  • The Raise the Wage Act would give more than 41 million low-wage workers a raise, increasing the wages of almost 30 percent of the U.S. workforce.

Legislation

  • H.R. 15 Raise the Wage Act
  • H.R.582 Raise the Wage Act 

  • H.R. 1869 Paycheck Fairness Act to address wage discrimination across the United States

Tulsi’s Statements/Video

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