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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

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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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Demonstrators Rally In Support Of Film Tax Credit

A big rally was held Friday in front of Gov. Tom Corbett’s office in downtown Pittsburgh. Demonstrators are hoping that the governor will keep a special tax incentive in his budget. They say that incentive means jobs in Pittsburgh. Next Tuesday, Gov. Corbett will present his budget to the legislature, and many who support movie-making in Pennsylvania are afraid the he will cut the film tax credit.

03/04/2011