Gov.-elect Wolf, legislative Democrats respond to mid-year budget briefing

Gov.-elect Wolf, legislative Democrats respond to mid-year budget briefing

Governor-elect Tom Wolf and legislative Democrats responded Wednesday to the Corbett Administration's mid-year budget outlook.

The outlook, released Wednesday morning by Budget Secretary Charles Zogby, warns of a looming structural deficit facing the commonwealth to the tune of nearly $2 billion.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
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Rumored lame duck session could mean another first in Pennsylvania history

If the proposed lame duck session takes place and Gov. Corbett signs new legislation before Gov.-elect Wolf's inauguration, it would likely be a first in Pennsylvania history.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014/Author: Josh Levy
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Possible lame duck session would be bad government, reformers say

Possible lame duck session would be bad government, reformers say

Government reform advocates are saying the rumored possible lame duck session to be held after the legislators are sworn in on January 6, but before Gov.-elect Tom Wolf takes the oath of office on January 20, would be a dose of bad government.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman

Keeping up with the Neighbors, Alphabet Soup Edition

MD's uncertain FTC, DE deals with UC, and OH monitors CWD

The future of Maryland's Film Tax Credit is more uncertain than ever, Delaware pays off its unemployment compensation loan early, and Ohio has its first case of chronic wasting disease.

Monday, December 1, 2014/Author: Mike Howells
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PA groups at odds over impact of EPA’s new carbon emissions standards

Pennsylvania’s coal industry and environmental groups remain at odds over the potential impact of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new Clean Power Plan (CPP) even as the final day for public comments on the proposed plan comes to close.

Monday, December 1, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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