Pittsburgh Public School Board Meeting Over $180M Hole In 2020 BudgetThe Pittsburgh Public School Board passed a motion Friday for an increase in property taxes.
Mayor Peduto Unveils 2020 Budget, Promises No New Taxes Or Tax IncreasesMayor Bill Peduto proposed a $608 million operating budget in 2020 for the city of Pittsburgh during his annual budget address to City Council Tuesday morning.
Gov. Tom Wolf Approves New $34B State BudgetGov. Tom Wolf has approved the new state budget and a set of code bills that goes along with it.
Pa. Lawmakers Authorize $60M For School SecurityPennsylvania lawmakers say they'll authorize a second year of school and community security grants, a $60 million program spurred by last year's Florida school shooting that killed 17 people.
Pennsylvania Budget Cram Week Starts With Eye On Saving MoneyPennsylvania's budget cram week is beginning, as lawmakers are advancing a spending plan that benefits from a surplus to spread around modest spending increases.
Sen. Toomey To Back Vote Opposing Border Wall Emergency OrderRepublican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania says he'll support a resolution passed by the Democratic-controlled House to block President Donald Trump from using emergency powers to fund his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Gov. Wolf's First 2nd-Term Budget Address Focuses On Education, New Voting MachinesGov. Tom Wolf's new budget proposal requests hundreds of millions of dollars more for Pennsylvania's schools.
$32.7B Spending Plan Heads To Pennsylvania Governor's DeskThe main appropriations bill in a $32.7 billion spending package for Pennsylvania's approaching fiscal year is heading to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk, more than a week early.
$32.7B Budget Package Speeds Through Pennsylvania HouseThe main appropriations bill in a $32.7 billion spending package for Pennsylvania's approaching fiscal year is speeding through the state Legislature.
State Budget Plan Begins To Emerge From Behind Closed DoorsDetails of a state budget plan are emerging as rank-and-file Pennsylvania lawmakers are beginning to hear details about a package negotiated behind closed doors.
Trump Signs $1.3T Budget Bill, Warns 'I Will Never Sign Another Bill Like This Again'President Donald Trump has signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure averting a government shutdown, but he criticized the bill and had a warning for Congress.
Congressional Bargainers Announce $1.3 Trillion Budget DealCongressional bargainers have announced a bipartisan $1.3 trillion budget deal financing government agencies for the rest of this federal fiscal year.
Shutdown Looming, Congress And White House Seek Budget DealCongressional leaders and the White House are pressing to strike an accord on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill.
Wolf Wants Gift Ban, No Pay For Officials In Budget StandoffPennsylvania's governor wants to ban gifts to all elected state officials and to suspend pay for himself, lawmakers and their top aides when they haven't fully enacted a budget by the annual deadline.
Trump's $4 Trillion Budget Helps Move Deficit Sharply HigherPresident Donald Trump is proposing a $4 trillion-plus budget that projects a $1 trillion or so federal deficit.