ABC 27 (PA): Supporters make another push for minimum wage hike

By Matt Heckel
ABC 27 News, Feb 5, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — A push continues at the state Capitol for Pennsylvania to raise the minimum wage. Pennsylvania’s minimum wage currently is $7.25 an hour. Senate Bill 1044 would raise it to $15 an hour over the next six years. ...

John Traynor, the owner of Harrisburg’s Midtown Arts Center, says he currently starts employees at $12 an hour, and it helps the entire community.

“By paying a livable wage and that means they’re able to live in Midtown, able to spend money in Midtown, able to rent or buy houses,” Traynor said. ...

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