Gov. Tom Wolf is asking the Republican-controlled state House and Senate to sign on to a sweeping new infrastructure plan.
Month: January 2019
Governor Tom Wolf has pushed to increase Pennsylvania’s minimum wage every year since he took office in 2015.
Infrastructure is the framework upon which our lives are built.
A state agency projects that natural gas impact fee collections for 2018 will exceed those from 2017 by $37.4 million.
Pennsylvania’s impact fee on shale gas wells is expected to raise a record $247 million this year, driven in part by the anticipated receipt of millions of dollars in past fees that the state plans to collect after winning a state Supreme Court case last month.
Impact fees on unconventional natural gas operations in Pennsylvania hit a single-year high in 2018, according to the state’s Independent Fiscal Office.
The fee Pennsylvania collects from natural gas drillers is expected to reach a record $247 million this year, according to figures released Thursday by the state’s Independent Fiscal Office.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 80 million hourly paid workers in the United States. Only 221,000 hourly paid workers age 25 or over earn the federal minimum wage.
When Heidi Mann and her husband Karam took a leap of faith 15 years ago and purchased a Subway franchise in Seattle, they had no idea that one day their dreams could be shattered by the city’s required increases in the minimum wage.
Pipelines are safer than tank cars as long as they are built the right way.