HARRISBURG – Following Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address delivered today to a joint session of the state House and Senate, state Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) – who recently began serving as chairman of the House Labor and Industry Committee – issued the following statement:
WHAT: An informational hearing to identify how a significant state minimum wage hike would affect not only minimum wage workers, but also other workers and consumers in the larger economy.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) was appointed this week by the speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve as chairman of the House Labor and Industry Committee.
Most of us were shocked and saddened when we read the series of Reading Eagle articles detailing unconscionable acts of elder abuse. We were angered to read stories about senior citizens and other care-dependent individuals whose caretakers, through willful acts of neglect, allowed them to suffer and perish.