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Pa. Sen. Mike Stack

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett, in file photo.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Pa. Senate Approves Budget With Some Corbett Cuts Restored

With the state’s revenue picture improving, the state senate’s budget plan would restore all of the governor’s proposed cuts to higher education and about half of his proposed cuts for county-run human services programs.


Pa. State Sen. Mike Stack (D-Phila., left) talks with Tony Danza outside Phila. school district HQ on North Broad Street.  (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Tony Danza, Actor And Teacher, Blasts Cuts In Philadelphia Schools Budget

Actor and former Philadelphia public school teacher Tony Danza (at right in photo) is joining area lawmakers and union officials in denouncing budget cuts at Philadelphia schools.


(Judge Seamus McCaffery, Pa. Sen. Mike Stack, and Pa. Rep. John Sabatina at Monday's press conference.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Pa. Officials Propose No Car Registration If Owner Owes Court Money

State senator Mike Stack wants to put the brakes on a car registration renewal until the owner has paid all outstanding liabilities arising out of certain court proceedings.