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U.S. House' Hoyer: House in near future to take up bill to raise minimum wage to $15

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday the House will take up legislation "in the near future" to raise the minimum wage to $15 over five years, after the pathway to including the proposal in a COVID-19 relief bill now being considered by Congress was blocked by Senate rules.

Reporting by Susan Cornwell

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