May 8, 2014 - Raise the Wage PA gathered today all across the state of Pennsylvania to rally for an increase in the minimum wage.

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In Erie Dozens gathered outside of the McDonald's along west 12th and Sassafras Street this afternoon. The group says over 1 million struggling Pennsylvania workers would get a raise the state minimum wage increased to at least $10.10/hour. Activist want to tell politicians that Pennsylvania families deserve better.

In Pennsylvania the Gen. assembly last voted to raise the state minimum wage in 2006 from $5.15 an hour to $6.25.

In 2009 the federal minimum wage increased from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 which also increase the wage in Pennsylvania