House, Senate Return Monday As Gov. Wolf Works On BudgetPennsylvania's deficit-riddled finances are entering new territory, as Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tries to balance the budget without involvement from a Republican-controlled Legislature.
Pennsylvania State Government Facing More Projected DeficitsThe Pennsylvania Legislature's independent budget analyst projected more big deficits in the coming years, including a shortfall this year.
With Budget Passed, State Legislature Wrestles Over Taxes To Pay For ItPennsylvania lawmakers are returning to work on the state's spending plan for the coming year.
More Votes Loom On Spending, Amid Differences Over FundingThe Pennsylvania House and Senate are returning to session on the last day of the state government's fiscal year, with differences remaining on a tax package necessary to finance a $31.5 billion budget plan.
Gov. Wolf Blasts Republicans On Latest BudgetGov. Tom Wolf toured Brashear High School's career and technical education program on Thursday where he saw first-hand some of the thirteen CTE skills training efforts that could be cut if the legislature and governor fail to reach agreement on a budget.
Governor & Others Point To State House As Reason For Budget StalemateA day in Harrisburg sometimes feels like eternity, especially when trying to get to the bottom of why state lawmakers can't agree on a state budget.
Pennsylvania Senate Passes Bi-Partisan Budget But House Seems To BalkOn Monday, the Republican-controlled PA Senate passed a bi-partisan $30.8 billion state budget that Governor Wolf says he will sign.
Big-Budget TV Show Threatening To Leave Pittsburgh If Pa. Budget Stalemate ContinuesSome fear the budget stalemate in Harrisburg could end up costing Pittsburgh thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in revenue.
Doors May Close At Pre-Kindergartens Because Of Budget FightSome child care providers certified under Pennsylvania's state-subsidized pre-kindergarten program are starting to tell parents that they are closing after next week because of the state's four-month-old budget stalemate.
Gov. Wolf Puts Down Markers For Signing Short-Term Spending BillGov. Tom Wolf appears to be no mood to break an 11-week-old budget stalemate by signing onto a short-term spending plan that Republican lawmakers are preparing to advance.
"Quiet Crisis" As Pennsylvania's Budget Stalemate Grinds OnPennsylvania state government's budget season is typically hectic, with raucous rallies echoing through the Pennsylvania Capitol, lobbyists packing the corridors and top lawmakers and governor's aides rushing to closed-door meetings.
House Defeats GOP Bid To Override Parts Of Wolf Budget VetoPennsylvania's budget impasse remained firmly in place Tuesday after the Republican majority failed during hours of debate to persuade Democrats during a series of 14 votes to override any portion of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's budget veto.