Commonwealth Foundation President Matt Brouillette: Gov. Wolf Ran On Giving Middle Class A Tax Break, Instead Giving Everybody A Tax IncreaseCommonwealth Foundation President and CEO Matt Brouillette spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about Governor Tom Wolf's tax and budget proposal.
Gov. Wolf Visits a Philadelphia High School, Pushing For Better Education Funding StatewideGoing class-to-class with city leaders, Wolf chatted with students and teachers at Kensington Health Sciences Academy, learning about the unique programs offered there for the more than 400 students.
In Philadelphia, Gov. Tom Wolf Urges Better Funding For Early Education Across PennsylvaniaA friendly crowd greeted the governor, who earlier this month proposed $2 billion in additional funding for early education in Pennsylvania over the next four years.
Pa. Gaming Control Chair Says Approval of 2nd Philadelphia Casino Was The Right ThingAppearing today at state House budget hearings, William Ryan defended the board’s decision to award a license for a second casino in Philadelphia.
Gov. Wolf's Budget Address Outlines Far-Reaching Overhaul of Taxes -- Some Up, Some DownWolf called for a tax on natural gas drilling, to increase the state’s contribution to public schools to 50 percent.
Gov. Wolf To Propose Property Tax Relief Across Pennsylvania, Wage Tax Relief in Philadelphia KYW Newsradio has learned that a siginificant reduction in the Philadelphia wage tax will be part of Governor Wolf's budget proposal that will be laid out tomorrow.
Governor Wolf Announces Plan To Radically Change Pennsylvania's Corporate Tax StructureGovernor Wolf traveled to the Lehigh Valley Wednesday to announce his proposal to cut the state’s corporate net income tax in half within two years, from 9-point-99 percent, to 4-point-99 percent.
Pa. Governor Candidate Tom Wolf Says State Should Do More For Philadelphia SchoolsOne day after Governor Corbett was in town to announce an advance of funds for the troubled School District of Philadelphia, his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election, Tom Wolf, made a campaign stop in Northeast Philadelphia.
Phila. Teachers' Union To Corbett: We've Already Offered ConcessionsGovernor Corbett yesterday called out the Philadelphia teachers union for not contributing to a solution for the school district's fiscal mess. The union says the governor is wrong.
Budget Puts Republican Corbett At Odds With GOP LawmakersGovernor Corbett’s decision to trim legislative funding from the new state budget is shining a light on the rift between the Republican governor and the legislative leaders of his own party who control the House and Senate.
Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Signs Budget, Vetoes Legislative FundingGov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the state legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.
Senate Majority Leader: Pa. Budget Headed For OvertimeThe current fiscal year ends June 30th. That’s when a new budget is due and lawmakers are scheduled to wrap up work for the summer. But, Chester Republican Dominic Pileggi, the Senate majority leader has told members of his caucus to prepare to be in Harrisburg in July.
Area Early Education Advocates Send A Message -- With A Face -- To Harrisburg"People should take a selfie and they should tweet it with the hashtag #IamPreK," said the head of the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children at their annual conference.
Wobbly Funding For Phila. Schools a Business Issue, Too, Nutter Tells Leaders"There is not one business in this room that would operate that way," he told the business leaders.
In Budget Address, Gov. Corbett Says Pa. Economy Is Recovering Thanks To Hard ChoicesRepublican Gov. Tom Corbett is lauding the turnaround of Pennsylvania’s economy during the four years he was in office.