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Impact of Budget Impasse Spreads; Non-Profits, Taxpayers Could Foot the Bill

They’re finding the situation more dire than state legislators, who have continued to get paid through the stand-off, but even the legislature may run out of money for paychecks if a resolution is not reached soon.

08/23/2015

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

Nate Benefield Of Commonwealth Foundation Criticizes Gov. Wolf’s Handling Of Budget Process

Speaking with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Dom Giordano, Benefield referenced that Wolf has been identified as one of the most liberal governors in America.

08/05/2015

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Governor Wolf Continues To Work On Gaining Support For His Budget Plan

Governor Wolf says he vetoed the GOP-budget nearly a month ago, in part because it continues a school-funding system, that relies, he says, too little on state funding, and too much on local or property taxes.

07/27/2015

The Capitol Building in Pennsylvania's capital Harrisburg. (Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Budget Messaging War: Helping Or Hurting?

Republican Dave Reed, the state House majority leader, admits mailboxes in Pennsylvania are being filled by people on both sides of the budget debate, but he notes the pro-Wolf mailers go to GOP lawmakers, too.

07/19/2015

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Pa. Senate Leader: ‘Impasse’ In Budget Talks

Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Governor Tom Wolf have met twice in as many days to discuss the budget, producing no discernible progress as Pennsylvania begins its second week without a spending plan.

07/08/2015

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

Wolf Attacks GOP Budget, Says Finances Must Be Put In Order

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t backing off his demand for a new state budget after vetoing a $30.2 billion document passed solely by Republican state lawmakers.

07/07/2015

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

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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

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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

File photo: 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

File photo: 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

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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

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