Stories tagged: "General Assembly"

Gas prices are displayed at a filling station in Philadelphia, Thursday, March 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
All of PA’s Congressional Republicans Voted Against Gas Price Gouging Bill

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw gas price gouging during an energy emergency. The commonwealth’s lawmakers voted along party lines, with all Dems voting for and Republican reps voting against.

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State Republicans Refuse to Give Essential Workers a $15 Minimum Wage

In April, Rep. Matthew Bradford, a Democrat, attempted to help frontline workers by proposing an amendment to a Republican bill that, if passed, would have increased the minimum wage for essential workers to $15 an hour.

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How PA Lawmakers Spent Our Tax Dollars

Lawmakers also used public money to buy fancy furniture, have locks changed and reserve choice parking spots.