State Budget

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State Budget Includes Salary Increases For Legislators

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.


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Republican Legislative Leaders Release Details Of Budget Deal

With a Thursday deadline looming, Republican legislative leaders in Harrisburg began on Monday to release details of their budget agreement with Gov. Tom Corbett.


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Local Teachers Make Concessions To Save Jobs, Programs

Local school districts are being hit hard by Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget cuts. But rather than talking about what might happen, teachers in the Franklin Regional School District in Murrysville are doing something about it by making personal sacrifices.


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State House Votes To Amend State Budget

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has voted to amend the state budget, restoring hundreds of millions of dollars to education.


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Gov. Corbett Defends Education Cuts In Clairton

He was touring a high-tech business in Clairton, but with charts and graphs at his side, there was no question Governor Corbett came to defend his budget – especially the cuts in education.


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Nordenberg Talks About State Budget’s Impact On Pitt

College students across the state may be facing a larger hike in tuition next school year. Gov. Tom Corbett is recommending major cuts in what the state gives to the colleges and universities.


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Thomas Merton Ctr. Board Of Directors Member Talks Pa. Budget

Molly Rush joined Chris Moore this evening on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. Rush is on the board of directors for the Thomas Merton Center in Pittsburgh.

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Lawmaker Perks Criticized In Wake Of Proposed Pa. Budget

What people really don’t like about Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget is what’s not being cut, like the state legislature. It’s the biggest full-time legislature in the country and one of the highest-paid.


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Corbett Presents Budget With Steep Spending Cuts

Gov. Tom Corbett presented his first budget Tuesday morning since taking office. With a multi-billion dollar budget deficit, he is proposing some very deep spending cuts.


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Ridge Weighs In Ahead Of Corbett’s Budget Address

Budget problems plague a lot of states right now and next Tuesday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett will deliver a major budget address to state legislators. Today, one of his predecessors talked about the budget crisis Corbett is facing.