The last time the minimum wage went up, "I Gotta Feeling" topped the charts and "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was top of the box office.
Kanter has a history of representing companies such as Yelp and Microsoft in antitrust suits against Google, according to Bloomberg.
California is the first state to implement free school lunch, at a cost of $54 million next school year, made possible by the state's budget surplus.
Democrats want to pass a separate $3.5 trillion infrastructure package, which would includ childcare, clean energy, and education priorities.
Sen. Bernie Sanders called the Senate-approved infrastructure bill as "the most significant piece of legislation since the Great Depression."
North Korea wants to build a wall on its border with China within the next three months, and it's making married women build cement blocks.
"I'm going to fight to make that proposal as robust as it can be," he said outside the White House after meeting with Biden.
Sanders is pushing for an expansive package that includes spending on climate, housing, higher education, and childcare. Manchin may pose an obstacle.
"We've been in contact with the state, and we're watching this unfold very closely," Marty Walsh says. The $300 benefits are off and on and off again.
Manchin wants to slash the proposed $6 trillion in infrastructure spending being weighed by Bernie Sanders and Senate Democrats.
"I have a hard time swallowing that," Manchin told reporters Thursday, leaving the pathway for Biden's major spending initiatives unclear.
"There ain't no infrastructure bill without the reconciliation bill," Nancy Pelosi said. Weeks ago, Sen. Bernie Sanders prepared a $6 trillion one.
Senators leaving the meeting indicated that they reportedly agreed on how the spending would be financed.
Amazon’s annual sales event this year is unfolding against a backdrop of mounting pressure from labor activists.
Sanders has drafted his own $6 trillion plan, as Insider previously reported. The bipartisan bill is a fraction of what President Joe Biden proposed.
"We have an enormous amount of work in front of us," Sanders said Thursday. He's pushing for aggressive federal action.
And Biden is poised to sign into law legislation making Juneteenth a national holiday.
Sen. Ron Wyden said indexing the gas tax to inflation could increase gas prices for average Americans next year.
Bernie Sanders joined a growing number of Democrats who rejected an emerging proposal as too meager to address climate change and inequality.
The Vermont senator was the main competitor of Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton in the 2020 and 2016 Democratic primaries respectively.