Pa.’s budget impasse is a binge-worthy — and totally fixable — summer drama | Friday Coffee
Maybe it won't be fixed in 59 minutes. But history shows that this, too, shall pass.
Budget Season Place Setter: Pa. collected $3.3B in taxes in May | Monday Morning Coffee
Year-to-date collections are nearly 3% ahead of projections, according to new state data.
Pa. House Republican budget maven calls for reforms in 2023-24 budget process
Rep. Seth Grove, R-York, highlighted "bipartisan common sense reforms" to fix the state's budget process.
Outpacing projections, Pa. collected $6.2B in taxes in March | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Year-to-date collections total $32.3B, which is $1.1B billion above estimate.
Pa. House GOP leader warns Gov. Shapiro’s budget proposal will lead to massive deficit
(This article was updated at 4:51 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, to include comment from Gov. Josh Shapiro’s office.) Pennsylvania would have a massive budget deficit within three years under Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposed 2023-24 budget, the ranking Republican member of the state House Appropriations Committee said Wednesday. Rep. Seth Grove, of York County, […]
A ‘commonsense’ budget? In Harrisburg? Just maybe | Wednesday Morning Coffee
There's a little something for everyone in Gov. Josh Shapiro's first budget. Here's why that might work in his favor.
An optimistic Seth Grove looks to begin bipartisan talks on election reforms | Analysis
Gov. Tom Wolf’s office says the GOP House State Government committee boss has ‘no credibility on election issues’
Senate bill barring third party election funding advances in House
A House panel approved legislation barring counties from taking non-government money to fund elections, setting up renewed debate on an appropriation for election aid.
Courts likely to pick Pa. congressional map after Wolf, Legislature fall short
(*This story was updated at 6:04 p.m. 1/24/22 with comment from state Rep. Seth Grove, R-York and 9:03 p.m. with comment from Gov. Tom Wolf.) Despite some last-minute intrigue, the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Senate on Monday passed a new congressional redistricting plan along party lines, 29-20, sending it to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk. But Wolf […]
Pa.’s bitter, chaotic redistricting cycle likely to reach crescendo in court
To be sure, they are giving it a go. New state House and Senate maps could be approved as soon as next week by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission under constitutionally required deadlines.
Harrisburg Republicans advance redistricting reform amid map fight
The proposal has a long way to go to become law — the earliest that could happen is spring 2023. But it’s the latest in a run of constitutional changes from Harrisburg Republicans that could reshuffle the balance of power in favor of the General Assembly.
Pennsylvania Republicans are planning a redistricting redo in time for the 2024 election | Opinion
Power is everything, and almost nothing is out of bounds in pursuit of power - even amending the state Constitution.