Minimum wage advocates rally, tacking on new issue for budget season

Minimum wage advocates rally, tacking on new issue for budget season

Taking stock of a subdued Capitol Rotunda on the eve of budget season, John Meyerson, spokesperson for Raise the Wage PA, made note that the building still has symbolic meaning.

“It’s not empty, because it’s filled with the hopes and aspirations of millions of Pennsylvanians who are looking for a fair and living wage,” Meyerson said.

Thursday, May 31, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Chips start to fall on how Pennsylvania will regulate sports wagering

Chips start to fall on how Pennsylvania will regulate sports wagering

At its regular meeting this week, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved the first round of regulations for sports wagering in Pennsylvania.

But a further change in the state's tax rate on sports gambling revenue may be necessary to increase access to legal bets outside casinos, according to gaming supporter Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong).

Thursday, May 31, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
McIlhinney remains confident after PLCB update

McIlhinney remains confident after PLCB update

On Thursday morning the House Liquor Control and Senate Law and Justice Committees held a public hearing for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to present their annual report on product pricing under the pricinig authority that was granted by Acts 39 and 85 of 2016.

Chairman Charles McIlhinney (R-Bucks) spoke with The PLS Reporter after the meeting and gave his thoughts on how he feels things have gone since the new acts were implemented in 2016.

Thursday, May 31, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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