Key Pa. Senator: 'Optimism' For This Budget SeasonRepublican Pat Browne, chairman of the state Senate Appropriations Committee, says revenue collections are on target and running about a billion dollars above last year at this time.
Wolf Signs Bill To Allow Online Gambling, Betting In Airports And Truck StopsGov. Tom Wolf says he has signed bills that would authorize major borrowing and a broad expansion of gambling in Pennsylvania to fully fund the state budget.
Pa. Senate Leader: No Immediate Vote On House Revenue PlanThe state Senate majority leader says there will be no vote before next week on the latest House-passed plan to help pay for Pennsylvania’s budget.
Future Budget Action Uncertain As Pa. Lawmakers ReturnState lawmakers return to the Capitol Monday for the first time since the last effort to end the budget stalemate collapsed earlier this month. Just what comes next is uncertain.
Pennsylvania Budget Chaos ContinuesWhat started out as a week of promise that a resolution to Pennsylvania’s months-long budget impasse took unexpected turns Wednesday.
Pennsylvania Budget Remains In LimboIt’s been two-and-a-half months since the budget became law.
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.