PHILADELPHIA, March 10, 2015 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione will continue her push to increase Pennsylvania’s minimum wage tomorrow when the House Democratic Policy Committee convenes a hearing at Temple University.

Tartaglione has proposed a package of legislation that would increase the minimum wage to $10.10 by Jan. 1 (Senate Bill 195), increase the tipped minimum wage to 70 percent of the regular minimum wage (SB 196), and add an annual cost-of-living increase (SB 197).

The committee is meeting at the request of Philadelphia Democratic Rep. Leslie Acosta.

Media coverage is invited.

WHAT: Sen. Tartaglione to participate in minimum wage public hearing

WHEN: 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 11

WHERE: Room 301-D, Morgan Hall, Temple University, 1601 N. Broad St., Philadelphia


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