Bill would increase Tennessee's minimum wage to $15

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A new bill seeks to make Tennessee's hourly minimum wage $15 an hour.

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SB 1788 would increase the minimum from $7.25 to $15 and was introduced by Senator Sara Kyle (D-Memphis).

It was filed on Wednesday and passed first consideration on Thursday, WJHL reported.

Read more about the bill here.

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