Minimum wage bill gets priority designation

A bill to raise Nebraska’s minimum wage to $9 per hour received a priority designation Thursday when its introducer, State senator Jeremy Nordquist, designated LB 943 his priority bill for this Legislative session.

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Appleseed is a strong supporter of this bill, which would help more hard-working Nebraskans make ends meet and be a step toward rebuilding our middle class.

Read Appleseed’s fact sheet on raising the minimum wage.

Watch Appleseed Economic Justice Director James Goddard testify in support of LB 943 to the Business and Labor Committee on February 3:

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