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House Defeats GOP Bid To Override Parts Of Wolf Budget Veto

Pennsylvania’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.

08/25/2015

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Gov. Wolf & GOP Leaders Continue To Battle Over Budget

On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf joined “The KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the state budget and how negations with Republican leadership are going.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/19/2015

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Budget Impasse Will Start To Hurt, Says House Majority Leader

As Pennsylvania enters its fourth week without a state budget, it’s only a matter of days before the hurt from the impasse will start to be felt locally.

07/27/2015

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In Pittsburgh, Wolf Seeks Public Help To Get Budget Through Harrisburg

Governor Tom Wolf pressed the flesh with North Hills school officials as he worked to distinguish his state budget proposal from the Republican budget he vetoed.

07/13/2015

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Wolf Claims He Will Inherit $2 Billion Budget Deficit

Charles Zogby, Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget secretary, acknowledged on Wednesday a shortfall in revenues and unexpected expenses in the current budget, shortfalls that the Corbett administration says require additional adjustment

12/03/2014

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Corbett Signs Budget, Vetoes Legislative Funding

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.

07/10/2014

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GOP’s Patchwork $29.1B Budget Speeds Toward Votes

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.

06/30/2014

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Previewing Gov. Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Executive Director of The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Sharon Ward joins KDKA Radio’s Johnna Pro to discuss what they expect to see from Gov. Tom Corbett’s 2013-14 spending plan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/02/2013

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Pitt Announces Tuition Increases After State Funding Cuts

The University of Pittsburgh announced their operating budget for the current fiscal year and the news is not good for students.

07/08/2011

The protest was held at the William Pitt Student Union. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Pitt Students Rally Against Proposed Education Cuts

Students, faculty and university employees are among those that gathered on the University of Pittsburgh campus Wednesday for a rally against Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget cuts to education.

03/30/2011

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Less Affluent Districts To Bear Brunt Of Corbett Education Cuts

When Governor Tom Corbett urged the legislature to cut public school funding by 10 percent across the board, that didn’t mean every school district would lose the same amount of money.

03/28/2011

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Slippery Rock Sends Message To Harrisburg: Don’t Cut Funding

Students, faculty and administration at Slippery Rock University are sending a message to Harrisburg.

03/22/2011

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New Poll: Corbett’s Budget Not Popular Among Pennsylvanians

Dr. Terry Madonna, professor of public affairs and director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College, joined Robert Mangino to discuss a new poll that shows that the vast majority of Pennsylvanians are unhappy with Gov. Corbett’s new budget plan.

03/17/2011

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Schools, Parents React To Gov. Corbett’s Budget

Governor Tom Corbett’s recommended 10 percent reduction in education spending – part of his new proposed budget presented to state lawmakers – is receiving a failing grade in some quarters.

03/08/2011

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Education, Health Care Cuts Expected In Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Speculation is swirling around what Governor Tom Corbett will say when he announces this year’s state budget. A projected $3.4 billion deficit has the governor taking aim at some big budget cuts.

03/07/2011

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