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S. 1737 - Minimum Wage Fairness Act

Labor and employment. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as section 179 property. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Minimum Wage Fairness Act

S. 1737 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as section 179 property. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as section 179 property.
Other Titles
  • Minimum Wage Fairness Act
  • Minimum Wage Fairness Act
Sponsor
Tom Harkin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business investment and capital
  • Computers and information technology
  • Department of Labor
  • Food industry and services
  • Income tax deductions
  • Inflation and prices
  • Labor standards
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Wages and earnings
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced11/19/2013
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/19/2013
11/19/2013Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
11/19/2013Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar11/20/2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 250.
3/31/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
4/01/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
4/02/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

36% more
$1,213,390
$399,280
$39,250
$10,626,250
$267,015
$814,776
$15,500
$325,480
$8,650
$610,020
$486,457
$7,183,719
$609,060
$1,341,250
$414,289
$603,804
$389,532
$773,058
$114,922
$627,914
$24,347
$919,785
$14,441
$159,575
$507,700
$738,127
$1,385,056
$971,220
$250,051
$31,833,918
$9,043,639
$2,860,110
$270,475
$497,173
$215,490
$405,120
$5,037,890
$316,877
$1,809,896
$249,498
$895,762
$423,900
$796,548
$296,757
$269,340
$23,388,475
135 Organizations Supported and 20 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Minimum Wage Fairness Act

135 organizations supported this bill

9to5
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
AFL-CIO
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
african american health alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Agenda Project
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Agricultural Justice Project
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Alliance for a Just Society
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Alliance for Biking & Walking
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Alliance for Retired Americans
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
American Association of People with Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
American Association of University Women
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
American Family Voices
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
American Federation of Teachers
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Americans for Democratic Action
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
association of programs for rural independent living
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Bread for the World
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Campaign for America's Future
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
CATA: The Farmworker Support Committee
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Center for American Progress
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Center for Community Change
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Center for Effective Government
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Center for Law and Social Policy
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Center for Popular Democracy
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Center for Social Inclusion
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Children's Defense Fund
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Coalition of Labor Union Women
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Coalition on Human Needs
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Community Action Partnership
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Community Food and Justice Coalition
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Community Organizations in Action
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Courage Campaign
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Demos
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Digital Sisters
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
direct care alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Disciples Justice Action Network
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Economic Policy Institute
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Employment Law Center, Legal Aid Society of San Francisco
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Equal Rights Advocates
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Every Child Matters
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Fair World Project
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Faith in Public Life
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
family farm defenders
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Family Values @ Work
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Farmworker Justice
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Food & Water Watch
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Food Chain Workers Alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Food Research and Action Center
Food Research and Action Center & National Employment Law Project (n.d.). It’s Time to Raise the Minimum Wage . Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Food Research and Action Center.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
grassroots international
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Hadassah
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
half in ten
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Healthy Farms Healthy People Coalition
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Heartland Alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Interfaith Worker Justice
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
international labor rights forum
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Jewish Women International
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
jobs now coalition
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Jobs With Justice
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Legal Aid Society
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Legal Momentum
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
MomsRising
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Ms. Foundation for Women
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Association of County & City Health Officials
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Association of Mothers' Centers
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Association of Social Workers
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Black Justice Coalition
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
national center for law and economic justice
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Council of Jewish Women
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Council of La Raza
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Council on Independent Living
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Disability Rights Network
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Domestic Workers Alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Education Association
NEA (2013). Legislative Action Center. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from NEA.
National Employment Law Project
Food Research and Action Center & National Employment Law Project (n.d.). It’s Time to Raise the Minimum Wage . Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Food Research and Action Center.
National Employment Lawyers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Guestworker Alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Immigration Law Center
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
national law center on homelessness and poverty
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Low Income Housing Coalition
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Network to End Domestic Violence
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Organization for Women
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Partnership for Women & Families
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National People's Action
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Transitional Jobs Network
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Urban League
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Women's Law Center
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Workrights Institute
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
northwest atlantic marine alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Organic Consumers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
OurTime.org
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Partnership for Working Families
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Patriotic Millionaires
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Pesticide Action Network
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
PICO National Network
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
PolicyLink
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Progressive Congress
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
progressive states action
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
RESULTS
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
School Food FOCUS
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Service Employees International Union
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Smart Capitalists for American Prosperity
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Social Security Works
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Southern Poverty Law Center
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
U.S. Jesuit Conference
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
U.S. Labor Against the War
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Union for Reform Judaism
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
United Spinal Association
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
United Steelworkers
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
USAction
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Vietnam Veterans of America
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Voices for Progress
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Wider Opportunities for Women
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Woman's National Democratic Club
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Women Employed
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Women's Media Center
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Working America
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Working Families Organization
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
working partnerships usa
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
YWCA USA
undersigned organizations (2014, March 31). Protect Working Families: Vote for the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737). Retrieved March 31, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

20 organizations opposed this bill

American Hotel & Lodging Association
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
American Wholesale Marketers Association
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
Americans for Prosperity
Christine Harbin Hanson (2013, December 17). AFP Letter on Senator Harkin's Minimum Wage Fairness Act. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from AFP.
Asian American Hotel Owners Association
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
Association of Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisees
undersigned (2014, March 31). 113th Congress Minimum Wage Letter for Trade Groups. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Politico.
Heritage Foundation
James Sherk and John L. Ligon (2013, December 5). Unprecendented Minimum-Wage Hike Would Hurt Jobs and the Economy. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from Heritage Foundation.
International Franchise Association
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
International Warehouse Logistics Association
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Association of Manufacturers
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Council of Chain Restaurants
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Federation of Independent Business
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Franchisee Association
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Grocers Association
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Office Products Alliance
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Restaurant Association
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
National Retail Federation
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
Professional Landcare Network
undersigned (2014, March 31). Associations Against Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Retail Federation.
Society of American Florists
undersigned (2014, March 31). 113th Congress Minimum Wage Letter for Trade Groups. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Politico.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned (2014, March 31). 113th Congress Minimum Wage Letter for Trade Groups. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Politico.

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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$80,650$221,397
Kelly AyotteRNH$51,985$346,636
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,038,010$37,444
John BarrassoRWY$6,250$89,050
Max BaucusDMT$57,630$77,000
Mark BegichDAK$492,170$117,350
Michael F. BennetDCO$385,999$137,852
Richard BlumenthalDCT$215,400$48,150
Roy BluntRMO$104,077$704,394
Cory A. BookerDNJ$373,097$126,150
John BoozmanRAR$34,723$108,916
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,623,117$69,940
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,263,240$107,219
Richard BurrRNC$55,184$332,661
Maria CantwellDWA$145,872$72,600
Ben CardinDMD$228,650$134,700
Tom CarperDDE$77,490$94,710
Bob CaseyDPA$338,171$112,890
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$32,550$57,350
Daniel CoatsRIN$16,400$169,450
Tom CoburnROK$500$104,193
William Thad CochranRMS$70,150$116,403
Susan M. CollinsRME$107,650$167,100
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$338,227$75,075
Bob CorkerRTN$81,980$288,662
John CornynRTX$64,400$431,609
Mike CrapoRID$12,250$67,275
Ted CruzRTX$50,050$1,768,267
Joe DonnellyDIN$316,327$61,458
Dick DurbinDIL$240,974$195,433
Mike EnziRWY$27,200$118,600
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$354,765$145,609
Deb FischerRNE$42,130$327,041
Jeff FlakeRAZ$42,400$1,596,939
Al FrankenDMN$523,202$79,433
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,578,723$302,185
Lindsey GrahamRSC$62,650$229,637
Chuck GrassleyRIA$69,400$183,600
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,160,836$79,449
Tom HarkinDIA$86,151$2,750
Orrin G. HatchRUT$71,050$273,341
Martin HeinrichDNM$511,763$56,162
Heidi HeitkampDND$412,216$38,545
Dean HellerRNV$26,750$370,808
Mazie K. HironoDHI$701,231$59,350
John HoevenRND$30,360$148,239
Jim InhofeROK$14,050$91,485
Johnny IsaksonRGA$17,200$259,725
Mike JohannsRNE$6,900$15,900
Ron JohnsonRWI$23,450$351,207
Tim JohnsonDSD$27,300$9,000
Tim KaineDVA$1,043,414$81,350
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$106,449$27,972
Mark KirkRIL$101,929$510,199
Amy KlobucharDMN$404,417$186,649
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$600,370$195,791
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$124,600$22,050
Mike LeeRUT$19,450$151,917
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$203,665$192,451
Ed MarkeyDMA$528,622$133,923
John McCainRAZ$55,400$328,938
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,658,414$89,902
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$111,425$883,756
Bob MenéndezDNJ$203,000$311,504
Jeff MerkleyDOR$322,742$46,875
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$210,983$27,000
Jerry MoranRKS$93,449$132,892
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$23,427$108,550
Chris MurphyDCT$718,666$46,107
Patty MurrayDWA$837,080$78,700
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$289,431$117,417
Rand PaulRKY$55,767$602,008
Rob PortmanROH$43,075$531,321
Mark L. PryorDAR$261,413$198,125
John "Jack" ReedDRI$87,843$65,000
Harry ReidDNV$431,736$313,450
Jim RischRID$9,650$104,202
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$58,431$280,967
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,000$26,500
Marco RubioRFL$80,918$1,529,917
Bernie SandersIVT$384,205$8,550
Brian SchatzDHI$155,996$78,250
Chuck SchumerDNY$274,003$357,510
Tim ScottRSC$65,177$591,952
Jeff SessionsRAL$10,500$24,300
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,165,804$126,300
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$36,375$86,316
Debbie StabenowDMI$678,785$97,150
Jon TesterDMT$584,914$43,450
John ThuneRSD$55,466$468,156
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$88,968$1,953,942
Mark UdallDCO$611,823$132,120
Tom UdallDNM$229,372$53,500
David VitterRLA$35,075$310,401
Mark R. WarnerDVA$219,036$162,350
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,458,970$100,033
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$158,028$32,490
Roger F. WickerRMS$25,850$116,383
Ron WydenDOR$205,905$139,550

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$80,650$221,397
Kelly AyotteRNH$51,985$346,636
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,038,010$37,444
John BarrassoRWY$6,250$89,050
Max BaucusDMT$57,630$77,000
Mark BegichDAK$492,170$117,350
Michael F. BennetDCO$385,999$137,852
Richard BlumenthalDCT$215,400$48,150
Roy BluntRMO$104,077$704,394
Cory A. BookerDNJ$373,097$126,150
John BoozmanRAR$34,723$108,916
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,623,117$69,940
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,263,240$107,219
Richard BurrRNC$55,184$332,661
Maria CantwellDWA$145,872$72,600
Ben CardinDMD$228,650$134,700
Tom CarperDDE$77,490$94,710
Bob CaseyDPA$338,171$112,890
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$32,550$57,350
Daniel CoatsRIN$16,400$169,450
Tom CoburnROK$500$104,193
William Thad CochranRMS$70,150$116,403
Susan M. CollinsRME$107,650$167,100
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$338,227$75,075
Bob CorkerRTN$81,980$288,662
John CornynRTX$64,400$431,609
Mike CrapoRID$12,250$67,275
Ted CruzRTX$50,050$1,768,267
Joe DonnellyDIN$316,327$61,458
Dick DurbinDIL$240,974$195,433
Mike EnziRWY$27,200$118,600
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$354,765$145,609
Deb FischerRNE$42,130$327,041
Jeff FlakeRAZ$42,400$1,596,939
Al FrankenDMN$523,202$79,433
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,578,723$302,185
Lindsey GrahamRSC$62,650$229,637
Chuck GrassleyRIA$69,400$183,600
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,160,836$79,449
Tom HarkinDIA$86,151$2,750
Orrin G. HatchRUT$71,050$273,341
Martin HeinrichDNM$511,763$56,162
Heidi HeitkampDND$412,216$38,545
Dean HellerRNV$26,750$370,808
Mazie K. HironoDHI$701,231$59,350
John HoevenRND$30,360$148,239
Jim InhofeROK$14,050$91,485
Johnny IsaksonRGA$17,200$259,725
Mike JohannsRNE$6,900$15,900
Ron JohnsonRWI$23,450$351,207
Tim JohnsonDSD$27,300$9,000
Tim KaineDVA$1,043,414$81,350
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$106,449$27,972
Mark KirkRIL$101,929$510,199
Amy KlobucharDMN$404,417$186,649
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$600,370$195,791
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$124,600$22,050
Mike LeeRUT$19,450$151,917
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$203,665$192,451
Ed MarkeyDMA$528,622$133,923
John McCainRAZ$55,400$328,938
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,658,414$89,902
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$111,425$883,756
Bob MenéndezDNJ$203,000$311,504
Jeff MerkleyDOR$322,742$46,875
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$210,983$27,000
Jerry MoranRKS$93,449$132,892
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$23,427$108,550
Chris MurphyDCT$718,666$46,107
Patty MurrayDWA$837,080$78,700
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$289,431$117,417
Rand PaulRKY$55,767$602,008
Rob PortmanROH$43,075$531,321
Mark L. PryorDAR$261,413$198,125
John "Jack" ReedDRI$87,843$65,000
Harry ReidDNV$431,736$313,450
Jim RischRID$9,650$104,202
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$58,431$280,967
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,000$26,500
Marco RubioRFL$80,918$1,529,917
Bernie SandersIVT$384,205$8,550
Brian SchatzDHI$155,996$78,250
Chuck SchumerDNY$274,003$357,510
Tim ScottRSC$65,177$591,952
Jeff SessionsRAL$10,500$24,300
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,165,804$126,300
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$36,375$86,316
Debbie StabenowDMI$678,785$97,150
Jon TesterDMT$584,914$43,450
John ThuneRSD$55,466$468,156
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$88,968$1,953,942
Mark UdallDCO$611,823$132,120
Tom UdallDNM$229,372$53,500
David VitterRLA$35,075$310,401
Mark R. WarnerDVA$219,036$162,350
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,458,970$100,033
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$158,028$32,490
Roger F. WickerRMS$25,850$116,383
Ron WydenDOR$205,905$139,550

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,626,250
Democratic/Liberal$7,183,719
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,385,056
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,341,250
Teachers unions$1,213,390
Manufacturing unions$971,220
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$919,785
Minority/Ethnic Groups$814,776
Education$773,058
Defense policy, doves$738,127
Welfare & Social Work$627,914
State & local govt employee unions$610,020
Children's rights$609,060
Food service & related unions$603,804
Commercial service unions$507,700
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$486,457
Farm organizations & cooperatives$414,289
Health & welfare policy$399,280
Automotive Manufacturing union$389,532
Elderly issues/Social Security$325,480
Labor Unions$267,015
Military$250,051
Agriculture$159,575
Public official (elected or appointed)$114,922
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
Human Rights$39,250
Other commercial unions$24,347
Agricultural labor unions$15,500
Fisheries & wildlife$14,441
Consumer groups$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,043,639
Restaurants & drinking establishments$5,037,890
Hotels & motels$2,860,110
Food stores$1,809,896
Retail trade$895,762
Gasoline service stations$796,548
General business associations$497,173
Landscaping & Excavation Svcs$423,900
Manufacturing$405,120
Small business associations$316,877
Florists & Nursery Services$296,757
Wholesale trade$270,475
Chambers of commerce$269,340
Household & office products$249,498
Warehousing$215,490
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
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