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Last night, New Jersey voters approved a constitutional amendment to raise the minimum wage by a dollar to $8.25 an hour.
And in SeaTac, Washington, a proposition that would make the minimum wage in some in airport-related industries $15 an hour was leading with over 50 percent of the vote.
But if raising the minimum wage is so popular with voters, why won’t Congress take up the issue?
NPR’s Marilyn Geewax joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to explain.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.