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Minimum wage increase, school choice vouchers debated amid state budget talks

Matt Rourke

On today’s episode of The Confluence:

The Pennsylvania House has passed a minimum wage increase for the first time since 2009, but its fate will be decided in the Senate. Also, an update on state budget negotiations. It’s our state politics reporter roundtable.

Today’s guests include: Stephen Caruso, capitol reporter for Spotlight PA; Gillian McGoldrick, who covers state government for The Philadelphia Inquirer; and Chris Potter, WESA’s government and accountability editor.

The Confluence, where the news comes together, is 90.5 WESA’s daily news program. Tune in Monday to Friday at 9 a.m. to hear newsmakers and innovators take an in-depth look at stories important to the Pittsburgh region. Find more episodes of The Confluence here for wherever you get your podcasts.

Addison is a Junior at Point Park University, majoring in Broadcast Reporting. She is the News Director for Point Park's campus station, U-View Television and reports on the show Daybreak. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her cat, Soup.
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