The act would incrementally raise the minimum wage that large employers are required to pay employees to avoid fees.
If progressives work together, mobilize and keep the faith in the face of cynicism and weary resignation, our "metanarrative" could have a different - and happy - ending.
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Mike Honda represents the 15th Congressional District of California in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he serves on the House Budget and Appropriations Committees.