Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t backing off his demand for a new state budget after vetoing a $30.2 billion document passed solely by Republican state lawmakers.
Rich discussed an illegal immigrant killing a woman in San Francisco, a family accused of stealing items from bags left on the beach, and the US Women’s soccer team winning the World Cup. He talked with Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News, Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation, and Christopher Rabb from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.
Privatization is a top priority for leaders of the Republican-controlled House. The question now is, how might the liquor veto affect budget negotiations?
The governor says there was no resolution to the budget dispute during the meetin with legislative leaders that lasted about a half-hour.
Pennsylvania will start the new budget year without a spending plan. For the first time in decades, the governor will veto the entire budget sent to his desk.
The bill, passed by the Senate and sent to the governor Monday, would make cyber harassment of children a punishable offense.
Lawmakers spent Monday advancing budget companion bills.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are expected to be in session through the weekend as talks about a new state budget – due Tuesday – appear to be dead in the water.
With tens of thousands of power outages, dozens of major road closures, and other related headaches, Delaware County Council chairman Mario Civera (at lectern in photo) says they reached out to Governor Wolf for assistance.
Rich discussed the continuing coverage of the removal of the Confederate flag is South Carolina, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s battle with state Republicans over the state budget, and Jurassic World being sexist. He also spoke with Erika Clemens from AFP-NJ, Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, Chip Sebastian from STING, and foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski.
A commission empaneled to examine a potential overhaul Pennsylvania’s public school funding formula has revealed its long-awaited recommendations.
The Obama administration has given conditional approval for Pennsylvania to set up a health care marketplace in the event that the US Supreme Court upends the federal health care law.
Marcus Brown, whose nomination was blocked by the state senate and who is withdrawing his name from reconsideration, will continue as acting commissioner until the governor finds a new nominee.
Philadelphia lags about 15 percentage points behind the national average in the rate of high school graduation.
Senate majority leader Jake Corman said he hopes Gov. Wolf will not resubmit Brown’s nomination.