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.
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Kanter has a history of representing companies such as Yelp and Microsoft in antitrust suits against Google, according to Bloomberg.
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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.
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Democrats want to pass a separate $3.5 trillion infrastructure package, which would includ childcare, clean energy, and education priorities.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders called the Senate-approved infrastructure bill as "the most significant piece of legislation since the Great Depression."
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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.
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"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.
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Sanders is pushing for an expansive package that includes spending on climate, housing, higher education, and childcare. Manchin may pose an obstacle.
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"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.
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Manchin wants to slash the proposed $6 trillion in infrastructure spending being weighed by Bernie Sanders and Senate Democrats.
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"I have a hard time swallowing that," Manchin told reporters Thursday, leaving the pathway for Biden's major spending initiatives unclear.
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"There ain't no infrastructure bill without the reconciliation bill," Nancy Pelosi said. Weeks ago, Sen. Bernie Sanders prepared a $6 trillion one.
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Senators leaving the meeting indicated that they reportedly agreed on how the spending would be financed.
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Amazon’s annual sales event this year is unfolding against a backdrop of mounting pressure from labor activists.
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Sanders has drafted his own $6 trillion plan, as Insider previously reported. The bipartisan bill is a fraction of what President Joe Biden proposed.
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"We have an enormous amount of work in front of us," Sanders said Thursday. He's pushing for aggressive federal action.
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And Biden is poised to sign into law legislation making Juneteenth a national holiday.
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Sen. Ron Wyden said indexing the gas tax to inflation could increase gas prices for average Americans next year.
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Bernie Sanders joined a growing number of Democrats who rejected an emerging proposal as too meager to address climate change and inequality.
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The Vermont senator was the main competitor of Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton in the 2020 and 2016 Democratic primaries respectively.
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