House Democrats need 11 more votes to pass a $15 federal minimum wage as called for in the 2016 DNC platform. The bill would phase in the increase over 5 years.
An alternative bill would allow lower wages in low cost-of-living regions.
“Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran supports raising the federal minimum wage and he is reviewing both bills, his spokesman said.”
Now would be the time to contact Tom O’Halleran and let him know your views.