Still, he said, it makes sense to eventually have the territories reach the same wage floor as the rest of the U.S. - as long as it's done at the right pace.
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"Ultimately, I believe that the minimum-wage laws should apply to the entire U.S., but I think there may be a need for some breathing room in the process. That's what this legislation will allow for," he said.
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