One Nebraska State Senator
has plans to propose an increase in the state's minimum wage during the next
Senator Jeremy Nordquist
of Omaha says he will introduce a bill to raise the rate from its current $7.25
Nordquist and five
other lawmakers also released statements calling on the federal government to
increase its minimum wage.
The announcement is
part of a series of actions taking place around the nation Wednesday, marking
the fourth anniversary of the last minimum wage increase.