Gov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the Legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.
While Governor Corbett evaluates whether to sign the budget his fellow Republicans in the legislature have sent to him, his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, campaigning in Pittsburgh, told KDKA political editor Jon Delano he disliked this budget but stopped short of saying he would veto it.
Pennsylvania lawmakers sent Gov. Tom Corbett a $29.1 billion election-year spending plan shortly before Monday’s midnight deadline and after hours of intense partisan debate, but Corbett said he was not ready to sign it.
Pennsylvania state lawmakers are preparing for more votes as they try to advance an approximately $29.1 billion spending plan for the new fiscal year that’s nearly here.
Pittsburgh’s City Council voted preliminarily on Wednesday to go forward with an Act 47 recovery plan that includes the possibility of a property tax hike for city property owners.
State Senator Jay Costa believes there are numerous other methods to solve the budget crisis than pension cuts. He joined Mike Pintek to talk about his ideas.
It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.
Take a drive up Brookline Boulevard and you’ll put your tires, your rims and even your axles at risk.
More Pittsburgh streets could get attention now that the city has come up with an extra $3 million for road paving.
Matt Cook is walking his dogs on a leash, but he prefers to turn them him loose in the large enclosure at Olympia Park on Mount Washington.
It’s hard to imagine a street in peacetime worse than Brookline Boulevard. The potholes are so deep and so many that Denise Breisinger sprained her ankle in one just crossing the street.
The steamrollers are finally rolling in East Liberty, signally the start of paving season.
You can drive through them or drive around them, but there’s no way to get from point A to point B in the City of Pittsburgh and avoid potholes in the streets.
Governor Corbett’s administration has reached a historic high with a $10.1 billion in the budget for public education and $12 billion for support of pre-K and higher education. Acting Secretary of Education, Carolyn Dumaresq joined Mike Pintek to talk about education and the budget.
Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular vacation spots for Pittsburghers. If you’re thinking of taking your family there this summer, you may want to begin planning now to get the best deals.