As it stands, Pennsylvania's minimum wage is set at $7.25/hour. There are now discussions to make it nearly three dollars more an hour at $10.10.
Lois Pulcinello, owner of Myers Brothers Florist in Altoona, is skeptical of the plan. If it goes through, she says she's have to make a lot of cuts, including staff, stock in store and she's have to raise prices.
"As far as paying the same amount as a corporation that grosses $20 million a year, how is that fair?"
For those who work minimum wage jobs, they're this increase goes through.
"Any type of bill I have, gas, electric, my phone bill, my tuition bill. Trying to pay school out of pocket, it will help immensely," said Ross Flynn, of Altoona.
Recent polls show that a large majority of Pennsylvania voters support an increase to minimum wage. Some economist say this change could have a positive impact on our economy.
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