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Thursday, July 4, 2013 by STATE REP. JULIE HARHART, R-183th Special to The Press in Opinion

Harhart proposes bill to protect waitstaff

People who are employed in the service industry, especially waiters and waitresses, work hard for the small base pay and tips they rely on for income.

That is why I have authored legislation to ensure they are treated fairly when it comes to those hard-earned tips.

Currently, in Pennsylvania, when customers choose to pay their bill with a credit card, it is common practice for credit card companies to charge business owners a 3-percent to 4-percent fee per transaction.