Senators, small business owners push for minimum wage increase

Senators, small business owners push for minimum wage increase

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- Small business leaders joined Senate Democrats on the Hill Thursday to lend their support to a push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10.
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Job Corps halts admissions citing costs

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Labor Department, citing cost overruns, has halted enrollment in the Job Corps for the third time since 2011, angering two Democratic lawmakers.

Sen. Casey of Pa. backs Obama

PITTSBURGH, March 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, son of a popular former Pennsylvania governor, abandoned neutrality Friday and endorsed Sen. Barack Obama for president.

Santorum even with Dem challenger in poll

WASHINGTON, March 22 (UPI) -- A new poll indicates a dead heat between Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and his likely Democratic challenger next year, Pennsylvania Treasurer Robert Casey Jr.

Hafer out of 2006 Pennsylvnia Senate race

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- One day after saying she was in, former Pennsylvania State Treasurer Barbara Hafer said she was out of the 2006 U.S. Senate race.

Hafer in for Democrats in Pa. Senate race

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Republican-turned-Democrat Barbara Hafer, a former Pennsylvania state treasurer, said she will run for U.S. Senate in 2006.

Web site says Casey to challenge Santorum

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania Democratic State Treasurer Robert Casey, Jr., will run for U.S. Senate in 2006 against Republican Rick Santorum, reports Politicspa.com.