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(Aug 26) OP-ED: Pa. needs sensible budget compromises

By Mark Price, Ph.D. Economist and Interim Research Director, Keystone Research Center and the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center York Dispatch The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday that Pennsylvania created 66,500 jobs in the last 12 months. At … Continue reading »


(Aug 26) Plan to override state budget fails

By Karen Langley and Kate Giammarise Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG — House Republicans didn’t have the votes to override portions of Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget veto, but on Tuesday they went through the motions anyway, forcing Democrats to choose between … Continue reading »


(Aug 19) The GOP offer – a deal in sight, or a new chance for a #PaBudget breakdown?: Analysis

by John L. Micek The Patriot-NewsOkay – here we go.They didn’t call it a “last, best offer,” but House and Senate Republicans gave Gov. Tom Wolf the functional equivalent when they emerged from a brief negotiating session on Wednesday morning. … Continue reading »


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(Aug 26) OP-ED: Pa. needs sensible budget compromises

By Mark Price, Ph.D. Economist and Interim Research Director, Keystone Research Center and the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center York Dispatch The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday that Pennsylvania created 66,500 jobs in the last 12 months. At … Continue reading »


(Aug 26) Plan to override state budget fails

By Karen Langley and Kate Giammarise Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG — House Republicans didn’t have the votes to override portions of Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget veto, but on Tuesday they went through the motions anyway, forcing Democrats to choose between … Continue reading »


(Aug 24) State budget tardy for beginning of school year, and that hurts Pennsylvania students: Nathan Mains

by Nathan Mains Pennlive.com Op-Ed Students and educators may be ready for the return to the classroom, but it appears that the Pennsylvania state budget will be tardy when the bell rings. Despite weeks of negotiations, the budget is almost … Continue reading »


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