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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

Harris Statement on Raising the Minimum Wage

July 19, 2019
Press Release

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement on raising the minimum wage to $15, an effort taken up by the U.S. House of Representatives this week:

“The CBO estimates we will lose up to 3.7 million jobs by increasing the minimum wage to $15 on a federal level. The last thing we need is to slow the economy.”