Gov. Wolf on revenue negotiations: “I’m very optimistic that we will get to a good outcome”

Gov. Wolf on revenue negotiations: “I’m very optimistic that we will get to a good outcome”

While Wednesday marked the first day since the General Assembly left Harrisburg without sending Gov. Tom Wolf a revenue package to balance the $31.99 billion budget that lapsed into law earlier in the week, Pennsylvania’s executive told reporters that he remains optimistic such a plan can be reached in short order.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Bill putting new regulations on abortion passes House along bipartisan vote

Bill putting new regulations on abortion passes House along bipartisan vote

Amid June’s budget gauntlet, usually one or two other controversial topics see some form of legislative action and that occurred Tuesday when the House scheduled a vote on House Bill 1948, controversial legislation that would place new regulations on abortion in Pennsylvania.

Introduced with bipartisan sponsorship, House Bill 1949 would make it illegal to perform an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy and ban so-called fetal-dismemberment abortions. 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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