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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 05:03 PM

Minimum-wage hike may be June's big horse trade in Pennsylvania Capitol

HARRISBURG June in Harrisburg is when mayflies swarm from the Susquehanna River and the state Capitol teems with lobbyists and politicians horse-trading over the tens of billions of dollars that will keep Pennsylvania ticking for another year.

This year, Pennsylvania's minimum wage might be the biggest horse traded.

Raising the wage is getting its most serious discussion since Democratic Gov. Wolf began calling for an increase in 2015 and, for that matter, since the federal minimum wage was last increased in 2009, lawmakers say.

The question, Democrats say, is how big of an increase leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature will support and what sort of concession they will demand in return.

Read more: https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/minimum-wage-hike-may-be-junes-big-horse-trade-in-capitol

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keithbvadu2 Jun 3 #1

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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 05:06 PM

1. Pay legislators $15 an hour - big money to them.

Pay legislators $15 an hour - big money to them.

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