Pa Budget Hearings Kick Off With Gop Attack On Raising Min Wage

02.12.19 | Terry Diener

Monday’s first House budget hearing featured Republicans repeatedly criticizing the broader impact of a minimum wage increase, including whether it would mean fewer entry-level jobs, squeeze small businesses or drive up inflation.

Wolf supports legislation to raise Pennsylvania’s hourly minimum from $7.25 to $12, which would make it one of the nation’s highest.