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Wolf again seeks state wage boost

Jan 31, 2019 - Philadelphia Inquirer

HARRISBURG - Gov. Tom Wolf is again seeking to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 by 2025, even though the issue has for years been opposed by Republicans who control both legislative chambers.

Wolf, a Democrat, on Wednesday proposed raising the state's current minimum of $7.25 - the same as the federal minimum - on asliding scale, starting with a bump to $12 this July. It would rise by 50 cents every year until 2025, when it would be $15. The wage would increase with the cost of living...