Natural Gas Production Tax Gets Life In Pennsylvania HouseGov. Tom Wolf is urging leaders of the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives to speed a vote on legislation to tax Marcellus Shale natural gas production in the nation's No. 2 gas state.
Pennsylvania Gets 2nd Treasury Loan To Make Payments On TimeThe Pennsylvania Treasury is extending a five-day, $700 million credit line to tide over the state government's deficit-ridden finances.
Wolf To Pursue Farm Show Borrowing Plan To Plug DeficitDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration will look to borrow against the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center to help plug a projected $2.2 billion deficit.
Collapse Of State Budget Talks Leaves Higher Ed Aid In LimboThe collapse of budget negotiations is leaving state aid to five Pennsylvania universities in limbo three months into the fiscal year.
Opposition Grows To Warehousing Tax Amid Budget StalemateAn evolving proposal to fill Pennsylvania state government's $2.2 billion projected deficit is hitting opposition over extending the state sales tax to business-to-business storage and warehousing.
Lawmakers Return Amid Effort To End 3-Month Budget StalemateLawmakers are to return to the Pennsylvania Capitol amid a three-month-old budget stalemate.
State's Credit Rating Downgraded, Will Cost Taxpayers MoneyStandard & Poor's has downgraded Pennsylvania's credit rating.
Gov. Wolf Says Time Running Out On Budget Deal Before DowngradeDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania state government has less than two weeks to end a budget stalemate before the state's battered credit rating gets another downgrade and he must delay more payments for lack of cash.
Budget Stalemate Continues Into 80th Day; Arbitrary Cuts LoomingIt has been 80 days since Pennsylvania lawmakers approved a spending plan without passing a way to pay for it, and a resolution seems no closer today than ever.
Pennsylvania Delays $1.7B In Payments Amid Budget StalemateDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf will delay more than $1.7 billion in payments due to Medicaid insurers and school districts amid an unprecedented cash crunch.
Pa. House OKs GOP's No-New-Taxes Borrowing PackagePennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives is sending the Senate a no-new-taxes borrowing package to help plug state government's $2.2 billion budget gap.
House GOP Regroups Around No-New-Tax Package To Plug DeficitHouse Republicans said they expected a vote Wednesday afternoon. The budget stalemate is in its third month.