VIDEO: Rep. Kim's bill would raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024

VIDEO: Rep. Kim's bill would raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024

Rep. Patty Kim (D-Dauphin) joined The PLS Reporter to discuss House Bill 1520. Her bill would raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage in increments little by little until it hits $15 per hour by 2024.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Pittsburgh City Council moves to support statewide minimum wage hike

Pittsburgh City Council moves to support statewide minimum wage hike

While Harrisburg is still engaged in a state budget debate, Pittsburgh City Council has moved ahead with support of a measure introduced to raise Pennsylvania’s statewide minimum wage.

Councilman Dan Gilman (District 8) today introduced a Will of Council to support Pennsylvania House Bill 1520, introduced by Rep. Patty Kim (D-Dauphin), aimed at incrementally increasing the state’s minimum wage until it reaches $15.00 an hour in 2024.

Thursday, July 6, 2017/Author: Iain Oldman
Categories: Pittsburgh
Lawmakers push legislation to protect taxpayers against municipal government malfeasance

Lawmakers push legislation to protect taxpayers against municipal government malfeasance

Following the recent release of a Grand Jury report by Attorney General Josh Shapiro outlining the negligent and potentially illegal activity of former Harrisburg Mayor Steve Reed and other city and county government actors concerning the city’s incinerator, lawmakers at the state Capitol are hoping the event will act as a catalyst for bipartisan, bicameral legislation to make it across the legislative finish line.

 

Reintroducing, amending, and developing new proposals, a small group of House and Senate lawmakers Wednesday said some actions by municipalities and related authorities could put the taxpayers on the hook for bad financial decisions, illegal activity, or negligent actions; things that the package of bills being introduced are designed to prevent.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views

Tweeted: The week of February 20, 2017

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.

Thursday, February 23, 2017/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
Legislators join The Zonta Club to bring awareness to domestic violence

Legislators join The Zonta Club to bring awareness to domestic violence

Rep. Patty Kim (D-Dauphin) joined The Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey in the Capitol Tuesday afternoon where they spoke out on the importance of preventing domestic violence.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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