Pay Raise For PA Lawmakers In 2019

Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials will getting a raise this holiday season. Their salary increase for the year ahead will be 1.6 percent, a figure tied by state law to the year-over-year change in the consumer price index published by the U.S. Department of Labor. The annual adjustment takes effect Dec. 1st for lawmakers and Jan. 1, 2019, for judicial and executive branch officials. Most lawmakers, already the nation’s second-highest paid, will see a base pay increase of $1,430 to about $88,600.