Legislative sources say that the next move to break Governor Wolf’s budget shutdown, now in its 16 week, will be to give the governor a piece of his original state spending plan: a higher sales tax
Finally… From Broad-Based Tax Increases
Governor Tom Wolf vetoed funding approved by the General Assembly last week to rescue social services, school funding, and other programs stranded by Wolf’s state government shutdown.
As lawmakers hold firm against the Wolf tax increase proposals they are also warding off some bad actors that go along with them.
This week, House Republicans needed just a little Democratic help to fund an array of social services, stranded by the now eight week impasse over a state spending plan. They didn’t get it.
Sixteen states, with many more on the way, have already banded together to pursue legal action to stop the implementation of Barac
The war of words over the budget impasse continues and, for his part, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) must be getting tired of repeating the obvious, or what should be the obvious.
Two weeks after the June 30 budget deadline, Governor Tom Wolf is on the road pitching the budget plan he first unveiled in early March.
To protect the special interests of public employee unions, Governor Tom Wolf vetoed a $30 billion 2015-2016 General Fund budget approved this week by the Republican-controlled General
Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) rightly says this budget season presents a perfect opportunity for the General Assembly to reduce public debt.
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