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Bill to increase minimum wage passes through Virginia House

February 11, 2020 Virginia House lawmakers advanced a bill that would raise the minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour in 2020. By 2022, the wage would be raised $13. The House of Delegates passed legislation that would raise the minimum wage in the state of Virginia. If House Bill 395 becomes law, it would increase the minimum wage from the federal mandate of $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour. House lawmakers passed the bill 55-45. If the measure passes through the Senate and makes it onto the governor's desk and signed, it would be enacted on July 1, 2020. It doesn't stop at $9 though. The wage would increase year by year, ...