Category Archives: COLA

“Senate Minority Leader Robert J. Mellow (D., Lackawanna) defended the raise as reasonable”

Posted on Fri, Nov. 21, 2008

Despite hard times, Pa. lawmakers getting raise

By Mario F. Cattabiani / Inquirer Staff Writer

HARRISBURG – Despite a growing budget deficit, the very real prospect of tax increases, and unemployment rates not seen in years, Pennsylvania lawmakers are about to get a raise. Continue reading

Social Security benefits for 50 million people will be going up 5.8 percent

Social Security benefits are going up

Change in cost of living adjustment is sharp departure from recent years Continue reading