Wolf signs Helm's bill designating June 19th as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day"

Wolf signs Helm's bill designating June 19th as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day"

Governor Tom Wolf signed Rep. Sue Helm's (R-Dauphin) bill, House Bill 619, into law as Act 9 on Wednesday. 

Act 9 designates June 19 as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day" and recognizes news of the Emancipation Proclamation reaching Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Activists rally statewide for minimum wage increase

Activists rally statewide for minimum wage increase

With budget talks continuing in Harrisburg, members of OnePA and other advocacy groups held rallies across the state to demand a minimum wage increase be included in whatever passes the General Assembly this month.

Introduced with the budget earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf (D) offered a bump up to $12 an hour from the current $7.25 and then incremental raises to $15 an hour by 2025. Supporters point to the wage increases by all of Pennsylvania’s neighbors as proof workers need a boost.
Monday, June 17, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Gov. Wolf introduces program to help navigate the Clean Slate law

Gov. Wolf introduces program to help navigate the Clean Slate law

Gov. Tom Wolf joined Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Rep. Jordan Harris (D-Philadelphia), other members of the House and Senate and advocates to discuss his new program that will make the new Clean Slate law easier to navigate. 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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