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.
Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Sunday amid expectations the Republican majority will soon send the Democratic governor a state budget he has threatened to veto and other legislation he may also reject.
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.
Pennsylvania’s House and Senate barely approved a new state budget – Before the start of the new fiscal year July first. But Governor Tom Corbett held off signing it – In the vain hope of […]
It took a marathon weekend session but — with just hours to spare — the General Assembly approved a new $28.4 billion dollar state budget.
An expansion of Medicaid eligibility under a 2010 landmark federal health care law would boost the state’s finances by hundreds of millions of dollars a year, the Pennsylvania Legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal analysts said Tuesday.
The Keystone Pension Report issued by Budget Secretary Charles Zogby warns of a costly crisis in the state’s two pension systems covering public school employees and all state employees.
Governor Tom Corbett, R-Pennsylvania, was in Pittsburgh today. He started bright and early and used the nation’s oldest radio commercial radio station, NewsRadio 1020 KDKA, to talk about issues with the economy and the state budget.
Gov. Tom Corbett talked to Rob Pratte and explained parts of the states budget.
Less than 24 hours after his second budget address, Gov. Tom Corbett was defending his plan to cut the state subsidy to the University of Pittsburgh by 30 percent.
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When it came to cutting funds to education and virtually every state department, the state legislature didn’t spare the axe except when it came to their own salaries.
With a Thursday deadline looming, Republican legislative leaders in Harrisburg began on Monday to release details of their budget agreement with Gov. Tom Corbett.