First it was Seattle, then San Francisco. Later, it was the entire state of California, then Massachusetts, New York, and Washington, DC. In January, New Jersey became the latest state to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Now Democrats in Congress are pushing for a $15 minimum wage in every state. The current minimum has been stuck at $7.25 since 2009.
The bill has about 180 co-sponsors (all Democrats.)