Pa. Lawmakers Vote To Bank Pandemic Funds, Boost Schools FundingA state budget that dumps billions in federal coronavirus money into savings, boosts spending on education and provides aid to nursing homes easily passed the Legislature on Friday.
Deadline Looming To Defuse Pennsylvania's Budget Time BombWhile a partial budget solved some issues - the state legislature is still tasked with plugging a multibillion-dollar deficit in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Prepares Short-Term Budget Amid Virus UncertaintyLegislators in Harrisburg have prepared a no-new-taxes, short-term budget during the uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic.
$34B Budget Package Heads To Gov. Tom WolfThe Latest on budget-related legislation moving through Pennsylvania's Legislature before the 2019-2020 fiscal year starts July 1 (all times local)
Lawmakers Disagree As State Budget Deadline NearsThe first votes on the budget legislation are expected Monday, but lawmakers are awaiting details.
Wolf Urges State House To Act On Revenue PackageLate last month, the state Senate passed a measure to close the $2.2 billion budget gap, and now Governor Wolf is pressuring the House to move forward.
State Lawmakers Look For Way To Balance $32 Billion BudgetLegislative leaders met Monday afternoon to come up with a plan to pay for the budget they passed last Friday.
Lawmakers Approve State Budget On Time Without Funding Plan To Pay For ItWithout knowing how they will pay for it, state lawmakers adopted a budget that spends $31.996 billion before the midnight constitutional deadline.
Pennsylvania's Budget Woes Will Deepen With Aging PopulationPennsylvania state government is facing perhaps its most difficult budget year since the recession, and demographic trends will provide no relief in coming years.
April Tax Collections Bring More Bad News For PennsylvaniaAnother bad month of tax collections is deepening Pennsylvania state government's budget hole.
Pennsylvania House GOP Plan Doubles Down On Spending Cuts House Republicans are advancing a $31.5 billion no-new-taxes budget proposal for Pennsylvania state government.
As Late Budgets Go, Illinois Has No EqualIllinois has redefined what it means to have a late budget.
Gov. Wolf: A 'Train Wreck' Is Coming If Budget Isn't BalancedDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf is warning of huge cuts in spending for education and local services next year without a balanced budget as Pennsylvania lawmakers return to the state Capitol.
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.
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...