Wolf To Seek Another Boost For Pre-Kindergarten ProgramsDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf says he wants a $60 million boost to state-subsidized pre-kindergarten programs in Pennsylvania next year.
Republican Leader Says Budget Framework Is Dead, Let's Get Talking AgainKDKA political editor Jon Delano spoke to House Majority Leader Dave Reed to find out what's going on with the state budget.
Pa. House Votes To Tweak Education Funding DistributionPennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted Tuesday to stop Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's use of a formula that targets extra subsidy money for school districts hardest-hit by past spending cuts, charging that he lacks that authority.
Wolf: Money Isn’t There For Funding State-Related UniversitiesA push by the Republican majority in Pennsylvania's House of Representatives to free up $578 million for Penn State and other state-related universities has failed.
Republicans Reject Wolf's Characterization Of Them On Budget ImpasseAt a luncheon of the Pittsburgh chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), state legislators responded to Gov. Tom Wolf’s attack on them for failing to pass a compromise budget before the holidays.
Pennsylvania Sued Over Budget Fight's Holdup Of School AidThe Pennsylvania School Boards Association is suing Gov. Tom Wolf and the state Legislature, saying it's illegal and unconstitutional to withhold state and federal school aid during a budget impasse.
Gov. Wolf Has Strong Words About GOP House Leaders While Visiting PittsburghGov. Tom Wolf met with young entrepreneurs at Innovation Work's alpha lab, but he couldn't resist lobbing strong words at Pennsylvania House of Representatives Republican leaders for reneging on the budget compromise he says he had with them.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers To Reconvene, Budget Status Unclear Pennsylvania lawmakers are going back to work for the first time since budget negotiations collapsed just before Christmas.
Partial Budget Good News For Schools, But Maybe Not For LongThe partial state budget Gov. Tom Wolf signed this week brought good news for Pennsylvania's 500 school districts, provided a stage for political venting by the leaders of state government and underscored the bad news...
Elephants Ad Highlights Budget Challenges In HarrisburgThe budget mess in Harrisburg has produced one clever ad.
State Treasurer Says $3.3 Billion On Its Way To School Districts And Human Service AgenciesSchool districts and human services agencies are breathing a sigh of relief as 2015 ends. The state Treasurer says the check is in the mail.