Wolf calls for income tax increase to close looming state deficit, fund education
Speaking to House and Senate lawmakers from a virtual bully pulpit, Wolf extorted viewers who agreed with his aims — additional school funding, a $15 minimum wage, and legal recreational cannabis — to call their state representatives and demand action on his proposal.
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(*This story was updated at 3 p.m. on 2/2/21 with new information about the administration’s tax plan, further details on its education funding plan, and comment from education advocate Donna Cooper.) Gov. Tom Wolf will ask state lawmakers to approve an increase to Pennsylvania’s personal income tax to pay for new funding for public schools. […]
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A spokesperson for Wolf confirmed the plan, and said more details would be released later this week.