Friday, June 27, 2014

What Happened the Last Time a Minimum Wage Bill was Introduced in the Wisconsin State Legislature

Assembly Bill 286.   Relating to: a state minimum wage, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

A 3-step approach
  • $8.20 before the 1st day of the 15th month after the bill's publication
  • $9.05 on the last day of the 26th month after publication
  • $10.10 on the last day of the 38th month after publication

Assembly sponsors (Democrats)
  1. Mandela Barnes
  2. Terese Berceau
  3. Jill Billings
  4. Fred Clark
  5. Chris Danou
  6. Eric Genric
  7. Evan Goyke
  8. Gary Hebl
  9. Dianne Hesselbein
  10. Gordon Hintz
  11. Brett Hulsey
  12. La Tonya Johnson
  13. Andy Jorgensen
  14. Robb Kahl
  15. Fred Kessler
  16. Deb Kolste
  17. Cory Mason
  18. Nick Milroy
  19. Tod Ohnstad
  20. Sandy Pasch
  21. Sondy Pope
  22. Jon Richards
  23. Dan Riemer 
  24. Janis Ringhand
  25. Melissa Sargent
  26. Katrijna Shankland 
  27. Christine Sinicki
  28. Chris Taylor
  29. Dana Wachs
  30. Mandy Wright
  31. Leon Young
  32. Jocasta Zamarripa
  33. Josh Zepnick

Assembly sponsors (Republicans): NONE

Senate sponsors (Democrats)
  1. Tim Carpenter
  2. Tim Cullen
  3. Jon Erpbenbach
  4. Dave Hansen
  5. Nikiya Harris
  6. Chris Larson
  7. John Lehman
  8. Mark Miller
  9. Fred Risser
  10. Lena Taylor
  11. Kathleen Vinehout
  12. Bob Wirch 

Senate sponsors (Republicans):  NONE

No public hearing scheduled.

ALEC don't allow.
Related posts: 
UW-Milwaukee survey:  76% of respondents support raising the minimum wage.  (6/25/2014)
Wisconsin's $7.25 minimum wage: "Minimum comfort" indeed! (6/24/2014)
U.S. minimum wage since 1960.  (6/24/2014)
Support for minimum wage hike grows.  (6/21/2014)
More evidence that Scott Walker and the Republican state legislature is increasingly out of touch with the people they serve.  (5/28/2014)
Earning minimum wage and looking for a place to live? Check the "Dumps" listings! (4/25/2014
Scraping by on $83.65 an hour.  (3/17/2014)
Minnesota legislature looks to boost minimum wage from $6.15 to $9.50 per hour.  (3/4/2014)
The minimum wage:  It's not the same all over.  (2/18/2014)
A border debate on the minimum wage.  (2/16/2014)
The MacIver Institute's Pavlovian response to an increase in the minimum wage. (1/10/2014)
The view from the other side of the counter.  (11/29/2013)
The minimum wage and the poverty guideline.  (11/20/2013)
Most of us don't buy into U.S. Chamber of Commerce handwringing over minimum wage.  (11/12/2013)
A look at the minimum wage.  (9/28/2013)

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