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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

U.S. House passes $1.9 trillion coronavirus aid package, but minimum wage hike isn’t likely to survive

The provision to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour isn't likely to make it through the Senate. But the package the House passed offers a blueprint for what is expected to be a staggering round of government spending.

The U.S. Capitol before President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address in front of Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 28, 2014.

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