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The Senate Finance Committee will be voting on the Fight for $15! WE NEED YOUR HELP! Your voice matters and is needed to help your elected officials make the right decision.

Take five minutes to call members of the Committee and let them know it's time to deliver a $15 minimum wage that covers all workers and Vote yes on a clean $15 minimum wage bill.

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