Senate Appropriations Committee: Part II of an Education Budget Preview

The Senate Appropriations Committee met on March 30 to discuss the proposed 2015-16 education budget with Acting Education Secretary Pedro Rivera.  Three topics were discussed at the committee hearing that will be key to understanding the upcoming budget process:

The Fight for $15 Is Already Lifting Wages

Today in 200 U.S. cities workers will rally for higher pay and a union.  These actions, which started in November of 2012, have been instrumental in building momentum for state and local minimum wage increases. 

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