minimum-wage

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New Jersey just went to a $15/hr minimum wage. Here’s why Pa. could be next | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 19, 2019

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Workers in the Garden State may have just given Pennsylvania lawmakers a glimpse of what they can expect as the debate overĀ Gov. Tom Wolf’sĀ proposed minimum wage increase revs up as we get deeper into the spring and early summer. As Vox reports, New Jersey has now become the fourth state […]

A state House hearing for Pa.’s budget watchdog turned into a minimum wage Q&A

BY: - February 11, 2019

A budget hearing Monday for Pennsylvania’s independent fiscal watchdog agency turned into a proxy fight over Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to boost Pennsylvania’s minimum wage. Lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee used a Monday appearance by the state’s Independent Fiscal Office to crack the hood on Wolf’s plan to increase the wage from the current […]

‘Fight for $15’ campaigners furious at Erie Democrat for showing hand ahead of minimum wage fight

BY: - February 8, 2019

State ‘Fight for $15 activists’ are hoping to inspire a fighting attitude among a key House Democrat in the the clash to raise the minimum wage. Keystone Progress, a progressive advocacy group, is seeking signatures to push back on comments from Rep. Pat Harkins where he suggested he’d compromise on increasing the state minimum wage. […]

Five takeaways from Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2019-20 budget

BY: - February 5, 2019

From a minimum wage increase to a new fee on municipalities

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Wolf, lawmakers can’t miss this chance to help Pennsylvania workers | Opinion

BY: - February 5, 2019

A budget is more than a series of line items and partisan proxy positions. It's a statement of principles.