Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and Lt. Governor John Fetterman issued the following statements as hundreds of workers head to the state Capitol to rally for a living wage. Governor Wolf’s statement: “Hundreds of workers are in the state Capitol today calling on the legislature to finally raise Pennsylvania’s outdated minimum wage and I […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf said today a $15 minimum wage would boost pay for 1.2 million working women, many of whom are working mothers already dealing with the gender pay gap. “A $15 minimum wage is a women’s issue and it is vital for families,” said Governor Wolf. “Sixty percent of the workers […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today highlighted research finding 89 percent of the workers benefiting from a $15 per hour minimum wage are adults and more than 18 percent are age 55 and older. “The overwhelming majority of workers who benefit from finally raising Pennsylvania’s minimum wage are adults, particularly working women,” said Gov. […]
Winter is nearly over and with that comes the promise of spring. Governor Tom Wolf and his administration are taking advantage of the warmer weather by continuing to tour the state and meet with Pennsylvanians on a variety of issues. From Schuylkill County to Pitcairn, Governor Wolf has been busy highlighting the impact the Restore […]
Governor Tom Wolf today commented on the release of a letter from 38 economists in Pennsylvania supporting an increase in the minimum wage to $15 by 2025. Governor Wolf said the backing from economists shows the need to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage for the first time in a decade.