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JOE PITTMAN BUDGET ART

Pa. lawmakers react to Shapiro’s $44.4B budget proposal, marking the beginning of negotiations

BY: and - March 7, 2023

After hearing about the Democratic governor’s proposed $44.4 billion budget during a joint session of the General Assembly on Tuesday, lawmakers in the now-divided Legislature had mixed reactions to the spending plan.

Chesapeake Bay federal funding bump could be used to boost restoration efforts in Pa., bay advocacy group says

BY: - April 4, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program and technical assistance for farmers enrolled in conservation programs under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), would see a $2.6 million bump from 2022 funding levels to $90.6 million in the 2023 fiscal year.