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Wolf to sign $40.8B budget that spends on education, saves billions for the future

BY: and - June 25, 2021

“This year’s budget reflects resilience,” Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland, said.

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New report calls for ‘comprehensive’ fight against Pa.’s other public health crisis: Suicide | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 15, 2020

“We need to study all factors that lead to suicide because treating the disease is both challenging and difficult,” top lawmaker says.

After budget whiff, census advocates again pitch state funding to Senate Republicans

BY: - July 16, 2019

During a Monday hearing, experts described the potential costs of an undercount of Pennsylvania's estimated 12.8 million residents.

Without minimum wage, cash assistance, $34 billion budget falls flat with some House Democrats

BY: - June 24, 2019

The House Appropriations Committee advanced a $33.997 billion budget Monday, the opening salvo in the week before the June 30 deadline to secure a new fiscal blueprint for next year.

Bipartisanship is passé. No one told Jordan Harris.

BY: - February 11, 2019

The new House Democratic whip is savvy enough to forge allies in unlikely places.

Democrats are happy with Wolf’s budget proposal — but want to go further

BY: - February 5, 2019

The reaction from Gov. Tom Wolf’s own party to his Tuesday budget address? It’s a start. Members of the Democratic minority from both chambers sees Wolf’s proposed budget as an uncontroversial kickoff to negotiations they hope to expand to include more policies in the coming months. “It’s consistent with the previous budgets of the governor, […]