Month: February 2017

Lawmakers question Wolf’s budget math

Two weeks after Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled a $32.3 billion spending plan leaning on austerity measures and corporate tax increases, lawmakers used a budget hearing Tuesday to question whether Wolf’s math will add up.

Is minimum wage hike the answer?

Despite a lot of political rhetoric and public demonstration, the basic federal minimum wage remains where it was set in 2009: at $7.25 an hour.