S&P Downgrades Pa. Credit As Budget Standoff ContinuesGovernor Tom Wolf has warned about it for months…and now, Standard and Poor’s has downgraded Pennsylvania’s credit as the state’s budget remains unbalanced.
Pennsylvania Senate Studies House Revenue Plan; Wolf Optimistic For CompromiseThe Pennsylvania Senate returned from summer break Monday, and it remains unclear how soon the stalemate over how to fully fund the state budget may be broken.
Pa. House Sends Senate Hotly Contested Revenue PlanVoting mostly along party lines, the state House has passed a controversial, Republican-crafted revenue plan to pay for Pennsylvania’s already-enacted budget without significant tax increases.
Governor Wolf: House GOP Budget Plan 'Irresponsible'It’s been almost two months since Governor Wolf allowed a new state budget to take effect without an agreement on how to fund it.
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.