Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t backing off his demand for a new state budget after vetoing a $30.2 billion document passed solely by Republican state lawmakers.
The Wolf administration and top lawmakers are expected to resume talking as Pennsylvania state government starts its new fiscal year with limited spending authority because the sides didn’t reach agreement on budget legislation.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will veto the Republican-crafted spending plan that the GOP’s huge majorities in the state Legislature sent to him just hours before the state government’s fiscal year ended.
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 results are in from Tuesday’s Primary Election.
Hillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president.
Three U.S. senators – Rand Paul (R/KY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D/NY), and Corey Booker (D/NJ) — introduced a bill on Tuesday that could relax the federal ban on medical marijuana.
More details of Gov. Tom Wolf’s forthcoming budget proposal emerged Monday, as top Democratic lawmakers said Wolf’s ambitious proposal must be considered as a whole, rather than as pieces.
A Charleston attorney says the West Virginia Democratic Party rented a historic riverfront house and trashed it.
Some state officials call it a temporary cash flow problem. Others say it’s more serious.
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.
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.
Gov. Tom Corbett has had a consistently low approval rating the last four years.