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Learn About the Minimum Wage Debate in PA from the Independent Fiscal Office

by Pennsylvania Economy League

Apr 29, 2019

The Pennsylvania Economy League will feature Matthew Knittel, director of the state Independent Fiscal Office, at its upcoming event, “The Minimum Wage Debate in PA: A Data-Driven Look at the Issues behind Raising the Minimum Wage” on Thursday, May 2 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading, 701 Penn St., Reading.

The presentation will examine the impact of a proposed minimum wage increase and review other tax and revenue proposals contained in the 2019-20 Governor’s Executive Budget released in February 2019. The IFO provides revenue projections for use in the state budget process along with impartial and timely analysis of fiscal, economic and budgetary issues to assist Commonwealth residents and the General Assembly in their evaluation of policy decisions.

The program is open to the public and includes a lunch buffet. Cost is $20. Registration and more information is available at www.pelcentral.org, 570-824-3559 or [email protected].

For over 80 years, PEL has provided fact-based insight through its Civic Leadership Education events to inform government officials, business leaders and the general community on key public policy issues and serve as a catalyst for change. PEL is a non-profit, non-partisan statewide organization.

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