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House GOP leaders say vote on minimum wage now likely

Cite the pressure of Nov. elections

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / July 4, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- With Democrats plotting to make the minimum wage a major issue in this fall's congressional races, House Republican leaders are conceding that they may have to yield to pressure for an increase to the federal standard, which has been frozen for nearly a decade. (Full article: 970 words)

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