Budget Deadlock Approaching 3rd Week With No Talks PlannedNo negotiations between the Wolf administration and leaders of the Legislature's Republican majority are scheduled as Pennsylvania's budget stalemate approaches its third week.
Budget Impasse Continues With Differences From Last OneDemocratic 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.
Negotiators To Meet Amid Pennsylvania's Budget StalemateThe 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.
Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Republican Budget Bill, Liquor Legislation Up In The AirDemocratic 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 Work Through Weekend On State BudgetPennsylvania 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.
Wolf Plans Veto Of GOP Budget, Democrats SayGov. 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.
State House Republicans Push Wolf Taxes To Unanimous DefeatA 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.
New State Budget Missed It's Chance
Corbett Signs Budget, As Bigger Agenda StallsIt took a marathon weekend session but -- with just hours to spare -- the General Assembly approved a new $28.4 billion dollar state budget.
State Could Gain Millions From Medicaid ExpansionAn 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.
Budget Secretary Warns Of Financial CrisisThe 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.
Gov. Tom Corbett Defends State BudgetGovernor 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.