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Minimum Wage Too Low to Keep Working Families Out of Poverty, New GAO Report Finds

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 – The federal minimum wage is leaving millions of families in poverty, according to a new study prepared by the Government Accountability Office for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). While 20 percent of working families earning the $7.25 minimum wage or below live in poverty, 13 percent of families with a worker earning up […]