Gov. Wolf joined Sens. Vincent Hughes and Christine Tartaglione, House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, numerous Democratic members, community leaders, and advocates to call for an increase to Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
Gov. Wolf was joined by legislators, business owners and advocates to call on the General Assembly to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $12 an hour with a path to $15.
Governor Tom Wolf is applauding President Joe Biden for signing an executive order that raises the minimum wage to $15 an hour for hundreds of thousands of people working on federal contracts.
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.