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‘Walking the talk:’ Carney signs bill to raise minimum wage to $15

Charles Megginson Business, Government, Headlines

Gov. John Carney shows off minimum wage raise law he signed Monday.   Delaware Gov. John Carney, a Democrat, signed a bill Monday which will incrementally increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. Senate Bill 15, sponsored by Sen. Jack Walsh, D-White Clay, and Rep. Gerald Brady, D-Greenville, passed along party lines in both the House and …

Minimum wage hike bill heads to Carney for signature

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Delaware House of Representatives on Thursday passed the minimum wage bill.   A bill that will raise Delaware’s minimum wage to $15 by Jan. 1, 2025, passed the House of Representatives Thursday, and its next stop will be Gov. John Carney’s desk. A last-minute flurry of amendments to Senate Bill 15 that would have allowed some groups to pay less …

Repeal of youth and training wage heads to Carney

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

The bill would take effect 90 days after being signed by the governor.   As expected, Democrats were successful Tuesday in passing a bill through the state Senate that would repeal the youth and training wage passed in 2o18. House Bill 88, which is part of a package of economic bills pushed by the Dems, would go into effect 90 …

Minimum wage bill passes first House committee hearing

Betsy Price Business, Economy, Government & Politics, Headlines

  After a three-hour meeting Wednesday afternoon,  a bill to raise Delaware’s minimum wage to $15 passed its first House committee hearing. Supporters sharpened, but repeated, their arguments: The bill will recognize the dignity of the essential workers who served Delaware during the COVID-19 pandemic; aid racial and gender justice because the majority of minimum wage earners are women and …