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Sawant Holding News Conference Regarding $15 Minimum Wage

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File image of fast-food worker (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

File image of fast-food worker (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

SEATTLE (AP) — Socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant is holding a news conference Tuesday to announce plans for securing a $15 an hour minimum wage for workers in the city.

The minimum wage was her main campaign issue. Her office says the issue has momentum after passing in SeaTac.

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