Heinrich To Deliver Floor Speech On Raising The Minimum Wage

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will deliver a speech on the Senate floor today at approximately 4:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. MT on his support for raising the minimum wage. Senator Heinrich is a cosponsor of S. 1737, the Minimum Wage Fairness Act, which would raise the hourly federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 by 2015.

The speech will air live on CSPAN-2 and will stream online.

WHO:  U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich
WHAT:  Floor speech on raising the minimum wage
WHEN:  Today, Wednesday, April 2 at approximately 4:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. MT
WHERE: CSPAN-2 and via live stream

A video recording of the speech will be made available to media.