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By DAVE FIDLIN
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Pa. Min. Wage: Living Pay or Starting Pay?

 


By DAVE FIDLIN

Watchdog.org

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to more than double the commonwealth’s minimum wage by 2025 dominated a Feb. 27 hearing between the House Appropriations Committee and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin.

During the two-hour hearing, Davin defended Democrat Wolf’s proposal as a long-overdue gesture in ensuring all Pennsylvanians are privy to a livable wage. Other officials within Wolf’s cabinet made similar overtures in prior February hearings.

“This is something that I believe needs to happen,” Davin said as he...



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