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Gov. Corbett Withholds Signature From $29.1B Budget

Gov. Tom Corbett says he won’t sign a $29.1 billion spending plan for Pennsylvania state government before the fiscal year ends at midnight, saying he’ll continue to seek passage of a meaningful bill to reduce future public pension costs.

06/30/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Nutter: ‘The Children Of Philadelphia Are Being Educationally Abused’

The mayor says Governor Corbett is using Philadelphia children as pawns to get other state issues approved, in order for the schools to get more funding.

06/30/2014

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Christie Vows To Veto Tax Hikes, Judge Then Rules NJ Can Cut Pension Payments

Gov. Chris Christie is vowing to veto a package of tax hikes being pushed by Democrats to fill New Jersey’s gaping budget hole.

06/25/2014

FILE New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

No Agreement Six Days Ahead Of New Jersey’s Budget Deadline

Less than 6 days before the state of New Jersey must adopt a balanced budget for the next fiscal year, and there are still a lot more questions than answers.

06/25/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

Rather than slash staff and services, the School Reform Commission refuses to adopt a balanced budget on time. (credit: Mike Denardo/KYW)

SRC Defies City Charter, Refuses To Adopt Budget

The School Reform Commission has decided to defy the city charter and not pass a budget for next year on time.

05/29/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

NJ Property Tax Credits On Hold While Christie, Administration Work To Balance Budget

New Jersey’s property tax credits are on hold while Gov. Chris Christie and his administration work to balance the budget.

05/22/2014

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Union Plans To Sue Gov. Christie Over Pension Cuts

New Jersey’s State Treasurer received the brunt of the tongue lashings appearing before the committee to give details of the Governor’s budget plan. He had strong words for supporters of raising taxes on the rich to fix the state’s finances.

05/21/2014

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Gov. Christie Unveils Plan To Fix Unexpected Gap In New Jersey Budget

Governor Chris Christie laid out a plan to fix a $807M budget hole by reducing payments this year and next year to the state pension fund by a total of $2.5B.

05/20/2014

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Budget Struggles Aside, Thunderbirds Soar At Joint Base MDL This Weekend

Rolling and zooming at more 700 mph the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are soaring back after being grounded last year due to sequestration.

05/09/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

City Council To Hear From School District Officials On Proposed Budget

On Monday, City Council hears from school district officials on the so-called “empty shell” budget proposed for next year.

05/04/2014

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Experts May Have Predicted New Jersey Revenue Shortfall

With word this past week that New Jersey officials have fallen short, again, on projecting state revenues, there is a lot of scrambling to find ways out of the current $800 million hole by the end of June. And many experts are able to say, in effect, we told you so.

05/04/2014

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Lawmakers Trying To Figure Out How To Deal With NJ Budget Shortfall

New Jersey has 60 days to find an $800 million solution as an income tax shortfall leads to questions about cutting spending.

04/30/2014

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More Budget Cuts Coming As New Jersey Tax Revenues Fall $800-Million Short Of Expectations

New Jersey is forced to deal with yet another revenue shortfall, and that means budget cuts, perhaps major ones given the current spending plan is some $800-million dollars in the red.

04/30/2014

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Pennsylvania Gets More Bad Budget News In April

Pennsylvania’s tax collections in the all-important month of April are lagging badly, and it’s threatening to knock Gov. Tom Corbett’s election-year budget proposal $1billion out of balance.

04/29/2014

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