|Rep. Mark B. Cohen
202nd Legislative District
|Minimum Wage Testimony|
Rep. Cohen Remarks
"Make no mistake, without state legislative action, the minimum wage is being repealed. It is being repealed by time, inflation and political indifference." - Rep Mark Cohen testifying before the Pennsylvania Senate Labor and Industry Committee, Tuesday, September 6, 2005.
"There are no more excuses to justify paying sub poverty wages to working people and their families." - Rep Mark Cohen at a January 19, 2006 news conference urging action on the Minimum Wage legislation.
"Since the 1980's the minimum wage has ceased to function as a living wage." - Rep Mark Cohen at a January, 2005 news conference unveiling the legislation.