Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto message to state lawmakers says the budget they’ve just sent him doesn’t spend enough on education and will make the state’s deficit worse.
Proposals to move Pennsylvania’s newly hired public school employees and state workers into a 401(k)-style retirement plan and to privatize liquor sales faced state lawmakers Monday, less than two days before the annual budget deadline.
Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Sunday amid expectations the Republican majority will soon send the Democratic governor a state budget he has threatened to veto and other legislation he may also reject.
Gov. Tom Wolf told top Pennsylvania Democratic lawmakers he will veto a Republican budget plan that falls short of his priorities, two senior Democrats said Thursday.
A measure combining all of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed tax increases went down unanimously Monday in the state House, but Republicans and Democrats had much different reasons for voting against it.
The acting Penn Hills School Superintendent Dr. Nancy Hines filed a report with Penn Hills Police Monday.
The Penn Hills School Board met Monday night after the Common Pleas Court recently gave the school district the green light to borrow up to $18 million so it can pay its bills.
For decades, Pennsylvania governors and legislators have promised — but never delivered — substantial tax relief from higher and higher school property taxes.
Gov. Tom Wolf acknowledged that the Republican-controlled state legislature might miss a June 30 deadline to pass a state budget.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants to expand the sales tax to include a list of items that aren’t taxed now.
They are things you buy all the time – from non-prescription drugs to candy to concert tickets and haircuts – and they are all tax-free in Pennsylvania. That is, at least for now.
New Castle Area School District gave Gov. Tom Wolf quite a welcome, as he pitched his budget plan of $400 million more in state money for basic education funding.
We’re so used to movie and TV companies in Pittsburgh with their Hollywood celebrities that it’s easy to think this could go on forever. Not true.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed trade off — lower property taxes, but higher income and sales taxes — is getting mixed reaction.
Gov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve $4 billion in higher taxes and new taxes to help boost school aid and shift education funding away from local property taxes.