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05 April 2006

04.05.06 TN: Senate Panel Votes to Up Minimum Wage

Two Republican state senators broke ranks with their party by not voting against raising the minimum wage Tuesday, allowing the Democratic-backed proposal to proceed. While the debate on raising the minimum wage from the federally mandated $5.15 an hou

22 March 2006

03.22.06 TN: Lawmakers debate workers’ base wage - Wednesday, 03/22/06

The General Assembly is currently debating whether Tennessee should have a higher minimum wage than the federal standard. The federal minimum wage is $5.15 an hour and state lawmakers are considering raising the state’s minimum wage to $6.15 an hour.

09 March 2006

03 March 2006

Tennessee legislators pushing to raise minimum wage

Thursday, March 02, 2006 By HANK HAYES Times-News A group of Tennessee Democratic lawmakers announced Wednesday they would push legislation to raise the minimum wage from $5.15 per hour into the $6 to $7 per hour range...

02 March 2006

Democrats propose legislation to increase minimum wage on Southern Standard

Tennessee does not have a state minimum wage. The federal wage was last raised in 1997 from $4.25 to $5.15, an amount state lawmakers say is not enough, especially for single parents...

01 March 2006

Minimum Wage Hike Debate Hits State

February 28, 2006 By Judith R. Tackett, jtackett@nashvillecitypaper.com Tennessee is one of only six states without a minimum wage law, a fact that state legislators are now addressing. The minimum wage in the state currently follows the national f

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