Budget Hearings Begin With Gov. Tom Wolf’s Tax Plan Center StageLawmakers kicked off budget hearings Tuesday as the Pennsylvania state government faces a multibillion-dollar revenue gap — a hangover from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — and Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to raise the state income tax takes center stage.
Gov. Tom Wolf Proposes Raising Income Taxes On High Earners, Boosting Aid For Public SchoolsGov. Tom Wolf asked lawmakers Wednesday to raise income taxes on higher earners and give public schools a massive boost in aid, even as he faces a gaping deficit and uncertainty over how much more pandemic relief the federal government will send.
Pittsburgh Public Schools Hosting Public Hearing On 2021 BudgetAdministrators for Pittsburgh Public Schools are hosting a public hearing on their 2021 budget today.
Gov. Tom Wolf Signs $35.5B Budget To Fund Pennsylvania Through June 2021Gov. Tom Wolf signed a budget to fund the state government through June of next year.
Pittsburgh Budget Proposal Includes No Tax Increases, Needs Aid From Washington To Avoid Job CutsPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says if the city doesn't get aid from Washington, more than 600 employees will lose their jobs.
Mayor Peduto Hopes Federal Assistance Comes To Pittsburgh, Fears City-Wide CutsMayor Bill Peduto sat down with KDKA’s Meghan Schiller and talked about the city’s financial outlook in light of COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Pittsburgh: City Says Revenue Is Down 25 PercentThe City of Pittsburgh says its revenue is down 25 percent amid the coronavirus pandemic.
City Of Pittsburgh Implements Hiring Freeze Due To Coronavirus Budget ImpactsThe City of Pittsburgh has entered a hiring freeze.
Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: Budget Fallout From COVID-19 Containment Measures Hitting The StateThe economic hurt from measures to contain the coronavirus unfolded more Friday.
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.