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Business Owners Call for $15 Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Alongside Gov. Wolf, State Legislators

Contact: Cat Ulrich, (202) 630-7839

May 26, 2021—Today, Lancaster business owners joined Governor Wolf in calling on state lawmakers to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage. Peter Barber, CEO of Two Dudes Painting Company, a residential and commercial painting company, and Jennie Groff, CEO of Stroopies, Inc., a stroopwafel maker and retailer, joined Gov. Tom Wolf, Reps. Patty Kim and P. Michael Sturla, and other advocates at a press conference in support of raising Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $15 by 2027.

Business Owners Speak in Support of New $15 Federal Minimum Wage Bill

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Midwest business owner joins House and Senate leaders today to introduce the Raise the Wage Act; business leaders across the country also voice support for raising the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2025

Jan. 26, 2021— Mike Draper, owner of Raygun LLC, a clothing, home goods and printing company headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, joins House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03), incoming Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA), incoming Senate Budget Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) on a press call today in support of the Raise the Wage Act of 2021.

Florida Business Owners Applaud Amendment 2 Win to Raise Minimum Wage

Contact: Cat Ulrich, (202) 630-7839

Florida Business for a Fair Minimum Wage coalition supported nation’s first passage of $15 minimum wage by ballot initiative

Nov. 3, 2020, Miami — Business owners across Florida are celebrating the passage of Amendment 2, saying raising the minimum wage will boost consumer spending, strengthen Florida’s workforce and help the economy. Amendment 2 will gradually raise the state minimum wage, starting in Sept. 2021, to $15 by 2026.