Minimum Wage Raise: Blocked For Now, May Live Again In Campaigns

April 30, 2014

A bill to increase the federal minimum wage was blocked in the Senate on Wednesday, as Democrats failed to muster the 60 votes necessary to bypass a filibuster. The bill, a favored proposal of President Obama, promises to factor into 2014 congressional campaigns.

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit

Our lives have changed ...

CPR will not compromise in serving you and our community. Vital news and essential music are made possible by member support.