Dayton Daily News: Ohio Sen. Brown introduces bill to raise minimum wage to $10.10

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Dayton Daily News: Ohio Sen. Brown introduces bill to raise minimum wage to $10.10

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour in three steps.

The bill would provide the first minimum wage increase to tipped employees in more than 20 years.

“Working full-time in a minimum wage job in Ohio pays about $16,000 per year – which isn’t much to live on when you’re trying to put food on the table, fill your gas tanks, send your children to school, and provide a safe place for them to live,” Brown said. “Ensuring a fair wage is good for middle class families and good for our economy.”

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