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Governor Tom Wolf announces veto at Capitol Tuesday. (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Pa. Budget

Pennsylvania will start the new budget year without a spending plan. For the first time in decades, the governor will veto the entire budget sent to his desk.

06/30/2015

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PA Senate Expected To Send Budget To Governor Today

Lawmakers spent Monday advancing budget companion bills.

06/30/2015

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Budget Marathon Continues At PA Capitol

The GOP-controlled House voted on Saturday to send a Republican-drafted budget to the Senate, which is expected to vote on it Tuesday.

06/29/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Slashes Tax Hikes, Signs $34B Budget

Christie vetoed an income tax increase and corporate business tax. He also conditionally vetoed the Democrats’ millionaires’ tax, but asked the Legislature to approve an increase in the earned income tax credit, something the Legislature has previously called for.

06/26/2015

John Hanger  (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio)

Wolf Advisor: Hope ‘Waning’ On Budget Talks

It’s been an up and down week for budget negotiations in the state capitol and Wednesday the situation took another downturn.

06/25/2015

PA Governor Tom Wolf speaks to reporters. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

F&M Poll Shows Continuing Support For Wolf Budget

With the deadline now less than two weeks off, a new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows most Pennsylvanians continue to support Governor Wolf’s budget proposals.

06/18/2015

PA Governor Tom Wolf speaks to reporters. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Wolf Decries ‘Stunt’ As Pa. Lawmakers Tangle Over Budget, Taxes

The state House voted unanimously Monday to reject Governor Wolf’s tax ideas, but Democrats voted “no” to protest the tactics of majority Republicans, decried by the governor himself.

06/02/2015

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Congress Rejects Bill Aimed At Boosting Amtrak’s Budget

Congress rejects a bill aimed at boosting Amtrak’s budget by $1 billion.

05/13/2015

File Photo. (Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

Commonwealth Foundation President Matt Brouillette: Transparency Bills Finally Shines Light On Gov. Wolf’s Back Room Deals

Commonwealth Foundation and President, Matt Brouillette spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about Governor Tom Wolf’s budget and his “back room deals.”

05/11/2015

Rep. Reed speaking with Capitol reporters last week. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Negotiations Begin For Crafting New State Budget

The first budget talks were held last week, but a significant aspect of the discussions is the governor’s insistence that his plan, which includes raising sales and income taxes and reducing property taxes, be considered as a whole.

04/20/2015

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04/09/2015

Lee Kimball of Pifarro and Grant Lincoln of Philadelphia 3.0 protest a reduction in arts funding in Mayor Michael Nutter's proposed budget. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Dozens Of Philadelphia Arts Organizations Protest Proposed Reduction In Funding

Dozens of Philadelphia arts organizations gathered at City Hall Tuesday to protest a funding reduction proposed in Mayor Michael Nutter’s budget.

04/07/2015

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City Officials Hoping For New Voting Machines By 2017 Primary

Philadelphia officials are focused on getting new voting machines to replace the original crop of electronic machines, now more than a decade old.

04/05/2015

Albright (l) and Adolph (r) after House budget hearing .
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Democratic Governor, GOP Lawmakers Far Apart On Pa. Budget

Republicans who control the legislature battled officials of the Democratic Wolf Administration over the implications of the governor’s far-reaching proposals to overhaul Pennsylvania taxes.

03/29/2015

File Photo. (Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

Beth Ann Mumford From Americans For Prosperity: ‘Wolf’s New Budget Proposal Includes A Whole Lot Of Tax Increases’

Chris Stigall spoke with Beth Anne Mumford from Americans for Prosperity on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the group’s opposition to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal.

03/16/2015

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