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
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
VIDEO: Legislators discuss importance of legalizing VGT's

VIDEO: Legislators discuss importance of legalizing VGT's

Rep. Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) was joined by Rep. Mike Sturla (D-Lancaster) and Rep. Kurt Masser (R-Northumberland) to discuss the importance of legalizing VGTs and how it could benefit Pennsylvania's current budget deficit. 

Monday, October 23, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Gov. Wolf makes it official, vetoes Human Services Code

Gov. Wolf makes it official, vetoes Human Services Code

Making good on a promise of veto Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf officially sent House Bill 59 back to the House with his disapproval.

Thursday, October 19, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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