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News from EPI Media advisory: Economists discuss CBO scoring of $15 minimum wage bill

Today, at 12 p.m. Eastern, the Economic Policy Institute will host a press call to discuss the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) letter on the budget impact of raising the minimum wage to $15 by 2025.

Economists will discuss the CBO’s analysis, along with EPI’s research on the fiscal impacts of a $15 federal minimum wage.


  • Heidi Shierholz, EPI Director of Policy
  • William E. Spriggs, Chief Economist at the AFL-CIO
  • Michael Reich, UC Berkeley Professor of Economics and Co-Chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE)

What: Press call to discuss findings of the Congressional Budget Office let on the budget impact of the Raise the Wage Act.

When: Monday, February 8, 2021 at 12 p.m. Eastern.

To RSVP, please register here.

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