House returns to Harrisburg to join potential push to end budget impasse

House returns to Harrisburg to join potential push to end budget impasse

Following action by Senate colleagues to advance a number of budget-related bills Monday, the House of Representatives returned to Harrisburg on Tuesday to work on outstanding budget-related issues in the hopes of getting to a final conclusion to the months-long impasse by week’s end.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Procedural issue keeps Senate-crafted school voucher bill in committee

Procedural issue keeps Senate-crafted school voucher bill in committee

While the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday seemed to have advanced legislation to establish a school-voucher like program in Pennsylvania aimed at helping to give students in low-achieving schools more school choice options, a late-filed proxy that was not counted in the original vote tally has kept the legislation in committee to be considered at a later date.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Here’s what’s in the Senate-passed Fiscal Code

Here’s what’s in the Senate-passed Fiscal Code

By a 41-9 vote on Monday, the Senate passed budget implementation language in the Fiscal Code. Here's a look at what's in it.

Monday, October 23, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Senate works to figure out budget-balancing end game

Senate works to figure out budget-balancing end game

The Pennsylvania Senate returned to session Monday looking for a way to close the roughly $2.3 billion budget deficit riding the tails of the current and past years’ spending plans.

Monday, October 23, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 51: Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D-Delaware)

In this episode, we talk with Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D-Delaware) where we touch on the budget situation, pipeline safety, women in government, and more!

Friday, October 20, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: Rotunda Ramblings
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