A government report found that if the US raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour it would eliminate 1.3 million jobs — but also lift 1.3 million Americans out of poverty
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Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 would shed 1.3 million jobs from the economy but also reduce the number of Americans living in poverty by the same amount, according to a report the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released on Monday.

The federal minimum wage was last raised in 2009, and last month marked the longest period in the nation's history without any increase, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

Worker's paychecks have largely not grown alongside...

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