Pennsylvania Budget Still Lacks Revenue PlanThe budget bill remains sitting on the governor’s desk, as legislative leaders continue struggling with how to close a deficit of more than $2 billion.
PA Budget Still In Limbo As Deadline NearsThere was no evidence of major progress Monday toward a new state budget due on Friday.
Pennsylvania Budget Blues Get BluerPennsylvania revenues have been running below estimate all fiscal year long, but April, normally a big month for collections, takes the proverbial cake.
Pennsylvania House GOP Advances Its Budget ProposalWithout any Democratic votes, a state House committee has advanced a Republican budget plan, one that spends less than the budget offered by Governor Wolf, and does not call for tax increases.
Amid Another Pennsylvania Budget Gap, Talk Of Redesigning GovernmentA top state lawmaker is pushing an overhaul of state government as Pennsylvania faces another budget shortfall.
A Week After Passage Of Pennsylvania Budget Bill, Still No Deal To Fund ItA week after the legislature passed a budget bill, it still sits on Governor Tom Wolf’s desk, unsigned for lack of a revenue plan to pay for it.
Pennsylvania Senate Tweaks House Budget BillThe Pennsylvania House and Senate have now both passed a bill authorizing a new state budget.
Pennsylvania Schools Still Required To Meet Budget DeadlinePennsylvania’s budget is now 265 days overdue. But, even without a state-budget in place, school districts are still required by law to have their budgets in place by June 30th.
Democratic Gov. Wolf’s Second Budget Address Falls Flat With Majority Republican LawmakersGovernor Tom Wolf is again proposing a menu of tax increases to fund his priorities. Chief among those priorities, more money for schools.
Pressure off, Pennsylvania's Budget Fight Could Be On IceA rush of action before Christmas over pressing concerns about schools and social services agencies staying open in January has been replaced by a new, bitter round of partisan finger-pointing and a completely new timeline.
Fight Over Who Pays For Public Schools Heads To Senate FloorThe Pennsylvania state Senate is juggling a long-simmering fight over who pays for public schools just as Gov. Tom Wolf and top lawmakers try to hold together the skeleton of a five-months-late budget deal.
New Pennsylvania Budget Wrinkle: Senate Vote Planned On School Property Tax Elimination BillThe future of the tentative budget deal announced last week could be thrown into doubt by Senate Republican leaders’ plan to vote on a bill that would completely eliminate school property taxes.