The concessions the Republicans offered on the pension plan that Democrat Wolf vetoed back in June include some increased employer contributions as well as the transition to a 401(k)-style retirement account for new state employees.
Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman Describes GOP’s Offer To Break State Budget Impasse
In return for giving the GOP a near-as-darnit version of their pension bill, the GOP said it was prepared to offer Wolf the full $400 million increase in the basic education subsidy that he wanted.
Full story: The GOP offer – a deal in sight, or a new chance for a #PaBudget breakdown?: Analysis, by John L. Micek, The Patriot-News, 08/19/15