ALBANY — New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand support an increase to the federal minimum wage, while a similar proposal is stalled in Albany.
The Democrats support an increase in the federal minimum wage to $9.80 an hour. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25.
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