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Lawmakers: PA minimum wage increase not enough

November 26, 2019 State Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), joined State Sen. Art Haywood State Rep. Patty Kim (D-103), State Rep. Chris Rabb (D-200), and advocacy organization State Innovation Exchange (SiX) for a news conference in response to passage of legislation to increase the minimum wage rate to $9.50 by January 2022. “Any increase in the minimum wage is a step in the right direction, but the bill adopted by the Senate today falls far short of what Pennsylvania workers need and deserve. This is not the bill that I have been fighting for. It’s not the bill that my colleagues in the Senate and House have been fighting for,” ...