State Budget

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Budget Deadlock Approaching 3rd Week With No Talks Planned

No negotiations between the Wolf administration and leaders of the Legislature’s Republican majority are scheduled as Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate approaches its third week.

07/13/2015

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Budget Impasse Continues With Differences From Last One

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.

07/07/2015

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Negotiators To Meet Amid Pennsylvania’s Budget Stalemate

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.

07/06/2015

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Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Republican Budget Bill, Liquor Legislation Up In The Air

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.

06/30/2015

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Work Through Weekend On State Budget

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.

06/28/2015

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Wolf Plans Veto Of GOP Budget, Democrats Say

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.

06/25/2015

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State House Republicans Push Wolf Taxes To Unanimous Defeat

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.

06/01/2015

New State Budget Missed It’s Chance

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 […]

07/14/2014

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Corbett Signs Budget, As Bigger Agenda Stalls

It took a marathon weekend session but — with just hours to spare — the General Assembly approved a new $28.4 billion dollar state budget.

07/01/2013

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State Could Gain Millions From Medicaid Expansion

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.

04/23/2013

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Budget Secretary Warns Of Financial Crisis

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.

11/27/2012

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Gov. Tom Corbett Defends State Budget

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.

06/01/2012

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Gov. Corbett Gives State Of The Union To Rob Pratte

Gov. Tom Corbett talked to Rob Pratte and explained parts of the states budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2012

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Governor Not Backing Off From Tough Budget Talk

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.

02/08/2012

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Sen. Jim Ferlo Discusses Budget

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2011

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