S. 2223 - 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 was voted on in the Senate on April 30, 2014 
Amendments:
2 proposed amendments. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 2223

DID NOT PASS on April 30, 2014.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 54 voted NO: 42
4 voted present/not voting

Other Votes:

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
currently selectedSenateOn 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.
currently selectedVote4/30/2014On 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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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

59% more
$10,627,250
$39,250
$266,665
$818,376
$491,557
$8,650
$395,530
$7,206,950
$616,520
$1,229,390
$15,500
$609,060
$187,500
$159,575
$613,804
$423,845
$4,818,290
$626,664
$324,480
$919,785
$5,821,523
$512,700
$394,532
$984,220
$253,721
$38,365,337
$9,043,639
$313,877
$4,999,890
$888,262
$405,120
$269,340
$493,673
$7,716,385
$24,130,186
144 Organizations Supported and 12 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Minimum Wage Fairness Act

144 organizations supported this motion

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.

12 organizations opposed this motion

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.
FreedomWorks
Freedomworks (2014, April 28). Capitol Hill Update, 28 April, 2014. Retrieved May 7, 2014, from FreedomWorks.
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.
International Franchise Association
Matthew Haller and Jenna Weisbord (2014, April 29). IFA Opposes Legislation to Raise Federal Minimum Wage. Retrieved July 24, 2014, from IFA.
National Association of Manufacturers
Aric Newhouse (2014, April 29). NAM Letter to Senators. Retrieved May 7, 2014, from NAM.
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.
Society for Human Resource Management
Oppenheim, Eric (2014, May 28). Wage Compression: The Argument Against an Increased Minimum Wage. Retrieved July 24, 2014, from SHRM.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2014). Oppose S. 2223, the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act”. Retrieved May 7, 2014, from Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, 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
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$65,700$141,328No
Kelly AyotteRNH$54,992$295,586No
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,204,336$130,696Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,750$64,250No
Mark BegichDAK$685,717$125,725Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$618,325$224,450Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$314,156$64,200Yes
Roy BluntRMO$60,700$463,445No
Cory A. BookerDNJ$512,889$225,585Yes
John BoozmanRAR$39,000$108,994Not Voting
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,916,942$225,341Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,367,869$142,231Yes
Richard BurrRNC$37,420$342,183No
Maria CantwellDWA$307,571$135,405Yes
Ben CardinDMD$222,624$85,100Yes
Tom CarperDDE$86,404$90,645Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$350,982$115,350Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$22,500$42,150No
Daniel CoatsRIN$20,100$146,943No
Tom CoburnROK$1,750$101,493No
William Thad CochranRMS$58,638$80,153Not Voting
Susan M. CollinsRME$109,250$150,350No
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$412,717$133,650Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$55,730$241,750Yes
John CornynRTX$29,100$374,732No
Mike CrapoRID$8,400$42,375No
Ted CruzRTX$55,960$1,836,244No
Joe DonnellyDIN$415,963$65,425Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$332,389$207,239Yes
Mike EnziRWY$15,150$89,300No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$367,027$120,169Yes
Deb FischerRNE$54,630$291,011No
Jeff FlakeRAZ$45,225$1,536,239No
Al FrankenDMN$673,403$150,609Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,736,979$365,543Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$76,143$209,884No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,600$132,150No
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,436,249$97,748Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$56,053$19,750Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$45,700$275,551No
Martin HeinrichDNM$837,857$103,493Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$399,919$46,095Yes
Dean HellerRNV$21,800$339,204No
Mazie K. HironoDHI$770,008$49,500Yes
John HoevenRND$34,050$110,900No
Jim InhofeROK$18,325$75,160No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$44,300$204,831No
Mike JohannsRNE$2,650$16,250No
Ron JohnsonRWI$13,476$310,107No
Tim JohnsonDSD$14,050$5,500Yes
Tim KaineDVA$1,468,275$302,574Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$117,085$46,491Yes
Mark KirkRIL$91,006$467,309No
Amy KlobucharDMN$398,223$101,597Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$733,955$219,137Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$160,475$38,800Yes
Mike LeeRUT$5,730$147,517No
Carl LevinDMI$250$-2,300Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$280,215$128,029Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$951,433$203,205Yes
John McCainRAZ$85,011$357,338No
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,687,318$213,876Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$116,000$710,104No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$307,955$291,977Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$444,691$45,200Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$236,233$43,991Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$56,950$112,892No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$75,302$151,469No
Chris MurphyDCT$857,222$201,370Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$1,017,559$183,717Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$384,635$159,489Yes
Rand PaulRKY$64,165$607,112No
Rob PortmanROH$101,640$562,501No
Mark L. PryorDAR$394,563$167,248Not Voting
John "Jack" ReedDRI$98,750$63,350Yes
Harry ReidDNV$591,795$355,698No
Jim RischRID$3,508$84,852No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,289$238,367No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,275$17,700Yes
Marco RubioRFL$91,386$1,447,866No
Bernie SandersIVT$428,977$20,150Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$283,815$78,515Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$283,903$376,060Yes
Tim ScottRSC$22,700$496,302No
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,300$24,050No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,369,277$129,159Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$19,550$83,516No
Debbie StabenowDMI$619,322$110,554Yes
Jon TesterDMT$868,533$110,890Yes
John ThuneRSD$32,362$401,117No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$107,192$2,176,214No
Mark UdallDCO$1,235,312$246,437Yes
Tom UdallDNM$425,929$98,462Yes
David VitterRLA$54,300$290,951No
John E. WalshDMT$210,542$22,099Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$301,177$277,645Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,762,688$324,227Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$258,997$53,823Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$25,250$93,677Not Voting
Ron WydenDOR$137,849$95,850Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$65,700$141,328No
Kelly AyotteRNH$54,992$295,586No
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,204,336$130,696Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,750$64,250No
Mark BegichDAK$685,717$125,725Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$618,325$224,450Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$314,156$64,200Yes
Roy BluntRMO$60,700$463,445No
Cory A. BookerDNJ$512,889$225,585Yes
John BoozmanRAR$39,000$108,994Not Voting
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,916,942$225,341Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,367,869$142,231Yes
Richard BurrRNC$37,420$342,183No
Maria CantwellDWA$307,571$135,405Yes
Ben CardinDMD$222,624$85,100Yes
Tom CarperDDE$86,404$90,645Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$350,982$115,350Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$22,500$42,150No
Daniel CoatsRIN$20,100$146,943No
Tom CoburnROK$1,750$101,493No
William Thad CochranRMS$58,638$80,153Not Voting
Susan M. CollinsRME$109,250$150,350No
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$412,717$133,650Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$55,730$241,750Yes
John CornynRTX$29,100$374,732No
Mike CrapoRID$8,400$42,375No
Ted CruzRTX$55,960$1,836,244No
Joe DonnellyDIN$415,963$65,425Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$332,389$207,239Yes
Mike EnziRWY$15,150$89,300No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$367,027$120,169Yes
Deb FischerRNE$54,630$291,011No
Jeff FlakeRAZ$45,225$1,536,239No
Al FrankenDMN$673,403$150,609Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,736,979$365,543Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$76,143$209,884No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,600$132,150No
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,436,249$97,748Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$56,053$19,750Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$45,700$275,551No
Martin HeinrichDNM$837,857$103,493Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$399,919$46,095Yes
Dean HellerRNV$21,800$339,204No
Mazie K. HironoDHI$770,008$49,500Yes
John HoevenRND$34,050$110,900No
Jim InhofeROK$18,325$75,160No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$44,300$204,831No
Mike JohannsRNE$2,650$16,250No
Ron JohnsonRWI$13,476$310,107No
Tim JohnsonDSD$14,050$5,500Yes
Tim KaineDVA$1,468,275$302,574Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$117,085$46,491Yes
Mark KirkRIL$91,006$467,309No
Amy KlobucharDMN$398,223$101,597Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$733,955$219,137Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$160,475$38,800Yes
Mike LeeRUT$5,730$147,517No
Carl LevinDMI$250$-2,300Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$280,215$128,029Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$951,433$203,205Yes
John McCainRAZ$85,011$357,338No
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,687,318$213,876Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$116,000$710,104No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$307,955$291,977Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$444,691$45,200Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$236,233$43,991Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$56,950$112,892No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$75,302$151,469No
Chris MurphyDCT$857,222$201,370Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$1,017,559$183,717Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$384,635$159,489Yes
Rand PaulRKY$64,165$607,112No
Rob PortmanROH$101,640$562,501No
Mark L. PryorDAR$394,563$167,248Not Voting
John "Jack" ReedDRI$98,750$63,350Yes
Harry ReidDNV$591,795$355,698No
Jim RischRID$3,508$84,852No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,289$238,367No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,275$17,700Yes
Marco RubioRFL$91,386$1,447,866No
Bernie SandersIVT$428,977$20,150Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$283,815$78,515Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$283,903$376,060Yes
Tim ScottRSC$22,700$496,302No
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,300$24,050No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,369,277$129,159Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$19,550$83,516No
Debbie StabenowDMI$619,322$110,554Yes
Jon TesterDMT$868,533$110,890Yes
John ThuneRSD$32,362$401,117No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$107,192$2,176,214No
Mark UdallDCO$1,235,312$246,437Yes
Tom UdallDNM$425,929$98,462Yes
David VitterRLA$54,300$290,951No
John E. WalshDMT$210,542$22,099Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$301,177$277,645Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,762,688$324,227Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$258,997$53,823Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$25,250$93,677Not Voting
Ron WydenDOR$137,849$95,850Yes

Interest Groups that supported this motion

$ 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 motion

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,043,639
Business services$7,716,385
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,999,890
Retail trade$888,262
General business associations$493,673
Manufacturing$405,120
Small business associations$313,877
Chambers of commerce$269,340
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
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