S. 2223 - Minimum Wage Fairness Act

Labor and employment.
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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 was voted on in the Senate on April 30, 2014 
Amendments:
2 proposed amendments. View amendments 
There have been no votes on passage on this bill.
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Minimum Wage Fairness Act

S. 2223 — 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
Introduced4/08/2014
Amendments (2 proposed)
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 22234/30/2014This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
54 voted YES 42 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/08/2014
4/08/2014Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
4/08/2014Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar4/09/2014Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 354.
4/10/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
4/28/2014Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
4/28/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
4/29/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
4/29/2014
4/29/2014Senate amendment submitted
4/29/2014
4/29/2014Senate amendment submitted
4/30/2014Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 117) entered in Senate.
4/30/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
select this voteVote4/30/2014On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 2223
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 2972Cruz, Ted [R-TX]April 29, 2014Offered on April 28, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 2973Thune, John [R-SD]April 29, 2014Offered on April 28, 2014.

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144 Organizations Supported and 8 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Minimum Wage Fairness Act

144 organizations supported this bill

9to5
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
AFL-CIO
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
african american health alliance
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
African American Ministers In Action
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Agenda Project
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Agricultural Justice Project
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Alliance for a Just Society
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Alliance for Biking & Walking
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Association of People with Disabilities
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Association of University Women
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Family Voices
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Federation of Teachers
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Public Health Association
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Americans for Democratic Action
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
association of programs for rural independent living
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Bread for the World
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Campaign for America's Future
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
CATA: The Farmworker Support Committee
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Center for American Progress
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Center for Community Change
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Center for Effective Government
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Center for Law and Social Policy
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Center for Popular Democracy
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Center for Social Inclusion
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Children's Defense Fund
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Coalition of Labor Union Women
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Coalition on Human Needs
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Community Action Partnership
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Community Food and Justice Coalition
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Community Organizations in Action
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Courage Campaign
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
CREDO Action
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Demos
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Digital Sisters
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
direct care alliance
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Disciples Justice Action Network
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Economic Policy Institute
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Employment Law Center, Legal Aid Society of San Francisco
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Equal Rights Advocates
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Every Child Matters
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Fair World Project
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Faith in Public Life
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
family farm defenders
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Family Values @ Work (FV@W)
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Farmworker Justice
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Food Chain Workers Alliance
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Food Research and Action Center
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
grassroots international
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Hadassah
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
half in ten
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Healthy Farms Healthy People Coalition
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Heartland Alliance
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Interfaith Worker Justice
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
international labor rights forum
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Jewish Women International
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
jobs now coalition
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Jobs With Justice
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
league of united latin american citizens
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Legal Aid Society
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Legal Momentum
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
MomsRising
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Ms. Foundation for Women
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Association of County & City Health Officials
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Association of Mothers' Centers
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Association of Social Workers
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Black Justice Coalition
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
national center for law and economic justice
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Council of Jewish Women
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Council of La Raza
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Council on Independent Living
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Disability Rights Network
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Domestic Workers Alliance
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Education Association
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Employment Law Project
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Employment Lawyers Association
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Guestworker Alliance
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Immigration Law Center
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
national law center on homelessness and poverty
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Low Income Housing Coalition
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Network to End Domestic Violence
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Organization for Women
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Partnership for Women & Families
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National People's Action
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Transitional Jobs Network
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Urban League
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Women's Health Network
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Women's Law Center
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Workrights Institute
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
northwest atlantic marine alliance
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Organic Consumers Association
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
OurTime.org
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Partnership for Working Families
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Patriotic Millionaires
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Pesticide Action Network
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
PICO National Network
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
PolicyLink
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Progressive Congress
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
progressive states action
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Progressive States Network
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
RESULTS
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
School Food FOCUS
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Service Employees International Union
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Smart Capitalists for American Prosperity
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Social Security Works
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Southern Poverty Law Center
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
U.S. Jesuit Conference
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
U.S. Labor Against the War
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
ubuntu green
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Union for Reform Judaism
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
United Spinal Association
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
United Steelworkers
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
USAction
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Vietnam Veterans of America
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Voices for Progress
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Wider Opportunities for Women
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Woman's National Democratic Club
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Women Employed
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Women's Media Center
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Working America
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Working Families Organization
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
working partnerships usa
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
Workplace Fairness
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.
YWCA USA
undersigned (2014, April 29). Minimum Wage Sign-on Letter 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Civil Rights Docs.

8 organizations opposed this bill

Americans for Prosperity
Americans for Prosperity (2014, April 29). SENATE KEY VOTE ALERT: NO ON MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE. Retrieved August 16, 2016, from Americans for Prosperity.
Americans for Tax Reform
Americans for Tax Reform & Cost of Government Center (2014, April 28). ATR & COGC Urge Senators to Vote NO on S. 2223, the Minimum Wage Fairness Act. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Cost of Government.
Cost of Government Center
Americans for Tax Reform & Cost of Government Center (2014, April 28). ATR & COGC Urge Senators to Vote NO on S. 2223, the Minimum Wage Fairness Act. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Cost of Government.
Heritage Action for America
Heritage Action for America (2014, April 29). "No" on Federal Minimum Wage Increase. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from Heritage Action for America.
National Federation of Independent Business
National Federation of Independent Business (2014, April 29). NFIB Oppose S. 2223 Minimum Wage. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from NFIB.
National Restaurant Association
National Restaurant Association (n.d.). Tell Your Senators To Oppose A Minimum Wage Increase. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from National Restaurant Association.
National Retail Federation
National Retail Federation (2014, April 1). Retailers Oppose Increase In Federal Minimum Wage. Retrieved May 2, 2014, from NRF.
National Taxpayers Union
National Taxpayers Union (n.d.). “NO” on S. 2223, the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act”. Retrieved April 29, 2014, from NTU.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$65,700$108,678
Kelly AyotteRNH$54,992$215,936
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,204,336$18,661
John BarrassoRWY$1,750$47,400
Mark BegichDAK$685,717$45,650
Michael F. BennetDCO$618,325$55,750
Richard BlumenthalDCT$314,156$11,600
Roy BluntRMO$60,700$342,294
Cory A. BookerDNJ$512,889$41,250
John BoozmanRAR$39,000$82,920
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,916,942$26,490
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,367,869$39,269
Richard BurrRNC$37,420$193,916
Maria CantwellDWA$307,571$38,200
Ben CardinDMD$222,624$32,500
Tom CarperDDE$86,404$52,550
Bob CaseyDPA$350,982$41,150
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$22,500$31,600
Daniel CoatsRIN$20,100$98,550
Tom CoburnROK$1,750$94,493
William Thad CochranRMS$58,638$48,753
Susan M. CollinsRME$109,250$80,450
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$412,717$41,150
Bob CorkerRTN$55,730$135,340
John CornynRTX$29,100$274,159
Mike CrapoRID$8,400$31,625
Ted CruzRTX$55,960$1,683,767
Joe DonnellyDIN$415,963$21,750
Dick DurbinDIL$332,389$112,232
Mike EnziRWY$15,150$71,650
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$367,027$78,259
Deb FischerRNE$54,630$258,886
Jeff FlakeRAZ$45,225$1,466,939
Al FrankenDMN$673,403$37,600
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,736,979$106,925
Lindsey GrahamRSC$76,143$113,404
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,600$108,050
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,436,249$40,850
Tom HarkinDIA$56,053$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$45,700$138,841
Martin HeinrichDNM$837,857$24,028
Heidi HeitkampDND$399,919$18,645
Dean HellerRNV$21,800$257,508
Mazie K. HironoDHI$770,008$18,700
John HoevenRND$34,050$63,350
Jim InhofeROK$18,325$58,185
Johnny IsaksonRGA$44,300$146,375
Mike JohannsRNE$2,650$12,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$13,476$235,807
Tim JohnsonDSD$14,050$3,500
Tim KaineDVA$1,468,275$33,400
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$117,085$14,722
Mark KirkRIL$91,006$317,149
Amy KlobucharDMN$398,223$32,299
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$733,955$107,881
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$160,475$9,700
Mike LeeRUT$5,730$125,017
Carl LevinDMI$250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$280,215$81,100
Ed MarkeyDMA$951,433$27,600
John McCainRAZ$85,011$264,168
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,687,318$61,352
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$116,000$530,306
Bob MenéndezDNJ$307,955$112,527
Jeff MerkleyDOR$444,691$21,650
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$236,233$8,600
Jerry MoranRKS$56,950$66,142
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$75,302$65,850
Chris MurphyDCT$857,222$22,320
Patty MurrayDWA$1,017,559$40,450
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$384,635$59,050
Rand PaulRKY$64,165$534,558
Rob PortmanROH$101,640$306,296
Mark L. PryorDAR$394,563$81,175
John "Jack" ReedDRI$98,750$31,500
Harry ReidDNV$591,795$102,150
Jim RischRID$3,508$72,102
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,289$175,167
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,275$11,000
Marco RubioRFL$91,386$1,292,672
Bernie SandersIVT$428,977$750
Brian SchatzDHI$283,815$25,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$283,903$174,300
Tim ScottRSC$22,700$419,652
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,300$15,800
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,369,277$44,300
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$19,550$49,516
Debbie StabenowDMI$619,322$36,000
Jon TesterDMT$868,533$13,350
John ThuneRSD$32,362$315,655
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$107,192$1,686,963
Mark UdallDCO$1,235,312$45,870
Tom UdallDNM$425,929$23,550
David VitterRLA$54,300$243,401
John E. WalshDMT$210,542$3,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$301,177$69,300
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,762,688$42,200
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$258,997$11,090
Roger F. WickerRMS$25,250$62,933
Ron WydenDOR$137,849$47,050

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$ From Interest Groups
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Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$65,700$108,678
Kelly AyotteRNH$54,992$215,936
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,204,336$18,661
John BarrassoRWY$1,750$47,400
Mark BegichDAK$685,717$45,650
Michael F. BennetDCO$618,325$55,750
Richard BlumenthalDCT$314,156$11,600
Roy BluntRMO$60,700$342,294
Cory A. BookerDNJ$512,889$41,250
John BoozmanRAR$39,000$82,920
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,916,942$26,490
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,367,869$39,269
Richard BurrRNC$37,420$193,916
Maria CantwellDWA$307,571$38,200
Ben CardinDMD$222,624$32,500
Tom CarperDDE$86,404$52,550
Bob CaseyDPA$350,982$41,150
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$22,500$31,600
Daniel CoatsRIN$20,100$98,550
Tom CoburnROK$1,750$94,493
William Thad CochranRMS$58,638$48,753
Susan M. CollinsRME$109,250$80,450
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$412,717$41,150
Bob CorkerRTN$55,730$135,340
John CornynRTX$29,100$274,159
Mike CrapoRID$8,400$31,625
Ted CruzRTX$55,960$1,683,767
Joe DonnellyDIN$415,963$21,750
Dick DurbinDIL$332,389$112,232
Mike EnziRWY$15,150$71,650
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$367,027$78,259
Deb FischerRNE$54,630$258,886
Jeff FlakeRAZ$45,225$1,466,939
Al FrankenDMN$673,403$37,600
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,736,979$106,925
Lindsey GrahamRSC$76,143$113,404
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,600$108,050
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,436,249$40,850
Tom HarkinDIA$56,053$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$45,700$138,841
Martin HeinrichDNM$837,857$24,028
Heidi HeitkampDND$399,919$18,645
Dean HellerRNV$21,800$257,508
Mazie K. HironoDHI$770,008$18,700
John HoevenRND$34,050$63,350
Jim InhofeROK$18,325$58,185
Johnny IsaksonRGA$44,300$146,375
Mike JohannsRNE$2,650$12,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$13,476$235,807
Tim JohnsonDSD$14,050$3,500
Tim KaineDVA$1,468,275$33,400
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$117,085$14,722
Mark KirkRIL$91,006$317,149
Amy KlobucharDMN$398,223$32,299
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$733,955$107,881
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$160,475$9,700
Mike LeeRUT$5,730$125,017
Carl LevinDMI$250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$280,215$81,100
Ed MarkeyDMA$951,433$27,600
John McCainRAZ$85,011$264,168
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,687,318$61,352
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$116,000$530,306
Bob MenéndezDNJ$307,955$112,527
Jeff MerkleyDOR$444,691$21,650
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$236,233$8,600
Jerry MoranRKS$56,950$66,142
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$75,302$65,850
Chris MurphyDCT$857,222$22,320
Patty MurrayDWA$1,017,559$40,450
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$384,635$59,050
Rand PaulRKY$64,165$534,558
Rob PortmanROH$101,640$306,296
Mark L. PryorDAR$394,563$81,175
John "Jack" ReedDRI$98,750$31,500
Harry ReidDNV$591,795$102,150
Jim RischRID$3,508$72,102
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,289$175,167
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,275$11,000
Marco RubioRFL$91,386$1,292,672
Bernie SandersIVT$428,977$750
Brian SchatzDHI$283,815$25,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$283,903$174,300
Tim ScottRSC$22,700$419,652
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,300$15,800
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,369,277$44,300
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$19,550$49,516
Debbie StabenowDMI$619,322$36,000
Jon TesterDMT$868,533$13,350
John ThuneRSD$32,362$315,655
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$107,192$1,686,963
Mark UdallDCO$1,235,312$45,870
Tom UdallDNM$425,929$23,550
David VitterRLA$54,300$243,401
John E. WalshDMT$210,542$3,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$301,177$69,300
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,762,688$42,200
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$258,997$11,090
Roger F. WickerRMS$25,250$62,933
Ron WydenDOR$137,849$47,050

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,627,250
Democratic/Liberal$7,206,950
Environmental policy$5,821,523
Civil servant/public employee$4,818,290
Teachers unions$1,229,390
Manufacturing unions$984,220
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$919,785
Minority/Ethnic Groups$818,376
Welfare & Social Work$626,664
State & local govt employee unions$616,520
Food service & related unions$613,804
Children's rights$609,060
Commercial service unions$512,700
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$491,557
Teamsters union$423,845
Health & welfare policy$395,530
Automotive Manufacturing union$394,532
Elderly issues/Social Security$324,480
Labor Unions$266,665
Military$253,721
Other unions$187,500
Agriculture$159,575
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
Human Rights$39,250
Agricultural labor unions$15,500
Consumer groups$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,043,639
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,999,890
Retail trade$888,262
Small business associations$313,877
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
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