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.
Rep. Mike Doyle: 'All In All, A Fair Compromise', To Reopen GovernmentOn Capitol Hill, the House has narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown.
Trump Signs Budget Deal, Ending Government ShutdownThe House has narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown.
Gov. Wolf Submits Budget, Calls For Marcellus Shale Tax, Minimum Wage Hike, Fee For Those Using State TroopersDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf's forthcoming budget plan will rely on improving tax collections and a Marcellus Shale natural gas tax to put more money into Pennsylvania's public schools, skills training, opioid-addiction prevention and social services.
President Trump Signs Short-Term Measure To Reopen GovernmentPresident Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations.
Senate Vote Scheduled For Monday To End ShutdownThe Senate is scheduled to vote Monday to re-open the government.