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Pennsylvania Elected Officials Agree To Yearlong Pay Freeze Amid Pandemic


October 22, 2020

Pennsylvania state government officials delayed their annual pay raise last week in the face of a pandemic-induced revenue shortfall.

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf signed House Bill 2487 on Friday that freezes pay for himself, cabinet officials, legislators and department leaders beginning Dec. 1 with expiration set for Nov. 30, 2021.

Deferring the annual cost of living adjustment sailed through the Senate last month as lawmakers contend with how to backfill the estimated $5 billion budget deficit.

According to Ballotpedia, Pennsylvania lawmakers earn the third-highest base pay in the nation at $88,610...

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