A Democratic lawmaker will ask her fellow legislators to sign off on a plan to raise Idaho's minimum wage.
But majority Republicans have largely rejected efforts to hike the minimum wage, even as neighboring states' pay goes up.
Idaho's wage is currently aligned with the federal minimum of $7.25, and hasn't gone up since 2009.
The state currently has the highest number of workers earning the minimum wage in the U.S.
Sen. Michelle Stennett's proposal comes alongside a proposed voter initiative that seeks to raise pay to $9.80.