S&P With Good News, Bad News For PAAccording to one credit rating agency, Pennsylvania – with its new budget -- has taken a step back from the financial cliff, but is not in a safe place yet.
Work Continues On Revenue Piece Of PA Budget PuzzleGovernor Wolf and legislative leaders continued working on Tuesday to pull together a revenue plan to pay for Pennsylvania’s new state budget that took effect without the governor’s signature earlier this week.
Progress Reported In Talks For PA Revenue PackageThe state House majority leader said Monday that progress was being made as lawmakers and Governor Wolf try to come up with a plan to pay for Pennsylvania’s new budget.
Wolf To Allow PA Budget Bill To Become LawGovernor Wolf made the surprise announcement Sunday night that he will allow the state budget bill on his desk to become law, even if there is no revenue package to pay for it.
Next Round Of Fiscal Battles Have Already BegunLiz Stelle, the Director of Policy Analysis at the Commonwealth Foundation, talked with 1210 WPHT's Dom Giordano about the Pennsylvania's 2015-16 Fiscal Code and the next budget battle looming on the horizon.
Opposition Celebrates Wolf's Acceptance Of Legislature's BudgetGovernor Wolf's opponents are happy he has accepted the legislature's budget and commonwealth's fiscal impasse is over.
Pennsylvania Governor Relents After 9-Month Budget ImpasseWolf said he'll let the measures become law and complete a $30 billion budget.
Democrats Ask Wolf Not To Veto Entire Budget LegislationCiting concerns about possible school closures, Democratic state lawmakers are asking Governor Wolf not to do a complete veto of new budget legislation sent to him last week.
Will City Council Back Mayor Kenney's Proposed Soda Tax?"At the end of the day, you have to figure out how you pay for initiatives."
Philadelphia Mayor To Propose Funding For Body CamerasPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says he's putting money in his first budget to provide 800 new body cameras for police.
Commonwealth Foundation: Governor Wolf Wants A Retroactive Tax
Pennsylvania Sets New Budget-Day Mark In Historic GridlockWolf's fight with lawmakers is now seven months deep into the current fiscal year.