Today, Governor Tom Wolf renewed his call to increase the state’s embarrassingly low minimum wage to $12 per hour on July 1, with annual increases of $0.50 until reaching $15 per hour on July 1, 2027.
Governor Tom Wolf delivered his 2021 Budget Address virtually, via a prerecorded video. The governor updated Pennsylvanians on the state of the commonwealth and announced his budget proposal for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
Governor Wolf Proposes Plan to Cut Taxes for Working Class Families, Invest Billions in Education and Workforce DevelopmentFebruary 02, 2021
Governor Tom Wolf outlined his budget plan to remove barriers and cut taxes for working class families in Pennsylvania while investing billions of dollars into Pennsylvania schools and workforce development initiatives.
Governor Wolf 2021 Agenda Prioritizes Economic Recovery, Building on Bipartisan Measures, Government ReformJanuary 28, 2021
As the General Assembly convenes for a new legislative session, Gov. Wolf today outlined his agenda, which includes prioritizing COVID-19 pandemic recovery, building on bipartisan progress, and demanding accountability through government reform.
Today marks the 11th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s last minimum wage increase. The state’s wage floor has been stuck at $7.25 since July 24, 2009, when the federal government, not the commonwealth, raised the minimum wage. With many workers struggling to get by, especially essential workers who are providing vital services during the pandemic, Governor Tom…