Georgia Democrats Seek to Raise State Minimum Wage

State Senator Donzella James (D) and State Representative Tyrone Brooks (D) have proposed raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10/hr and $15.00/hr, respectively.  Despite strong support among state Democrats, no Republican support is expected for either piece of legislation and even if they passed the General Assembly, a gubernatorial veto is likely.  Although several ‘red’ states that elected Republican Senators in November also voted to increase the minimum wage, the boat carrying a similar increase in Georgia is SINKING


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