Corbett signed the $28.4 billion Republican-penned spending plan, hours after both the House and Senate voted Sunday to send it to him.
Gov. Tom Corbett said he has completed negotiations with state lawmakers on a rescue package for Philadelphia public schools.
The state Senate on Sunday approved a new budget, while a vote in the House is still pending.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie held fast to his national reputation for fiscal discipline amid the widespread financial crisis that’s hit U.S. states, unveiling a $29.4 billion state budget Tuesday that calls for heftier contributions from state workers for pension and health care benefits.