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What You Need to Know About House Budget Plan

Posted at http://thirdandstate.org/2013/may/what-you-need-know-about-house-budget-plan May 29, 2013 06:22 pm | Sharon Ward Pennsylvania House Republican leaders today introduced a 2013-14 budget that is $100 million less than what Governor Tom Corbett proposed in February. Overall, the $28.3 billion plan cuts $230 … Continue reading

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Unaffordable Tax Cuts Drive State Funding Gap

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org): HARRISBURG, PA (December 5, 2012) — Sharon Ward, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, issued the following statement today on the midyear budget update: “Hundreds of millions of dollars in … Continue reading

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Final 2012-13 Budget Analysis: Failing to Invest in a Stronger PA Economy

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org): July 13, 2012 The General Assembly has enacted a 2012-13 state budget that restores some of the cuts proposed by Governor Tom Corbett to public schools, universities and other services, while leaving … Continue reading

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Call the Governor in Support of the Human Service Development Fund

From the Campaign for What Works (http://whycutwhatworks.myfastsite.net/): PA House and Senate members are in agreement with the $27.6 billion budget ceiling proposed by the Senate in early May. This would be an increase of $500 million from the Governor’s proposal. … Continue reading

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PA General Assembly Is Advancing a Budget that Leaves Money on the Table

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org): House Budget Vote Planned for Week of June 4 The Pennsylvania General Assembly is advancing a state budget that leaves money on the table that could be used to restore cuts to … Continue reading

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PA Senate Moves Budget, Deep Cuts Remain

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org): The Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee approved a 2012-13 budget plan today spending about $500 million more than the Governor proposed but well below 2010-11 levels. The budget restores higher education funding to current … Continue reading

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PBPC Releases 2011-12 State Budget Analysis

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org):   On June 30, the Pennsylvania General Assembly completed work on a 2011-12 state budget that achieves Governor Tom Corbett’s primary objective — to meet a target spending number of $27.3 billion … Continue reading

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2011-2012 State Budget Highlights

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org):   State legislative leaders and Governor Tom Corbett agreed on a 2011-12 state budget deal this week, and on Tuesday, the state Senate approved it on a 30-20 party-line vote. The bill … Continue reading

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School Vouchers, Protecting Vulnerable at the Federal Level

The Pennsylvania Senate approved the budget negotiated among the two General Assembly chambers and the governor yesterday (June 28—see link at end of message). They are still seeking to include school voucher legislation in the package. This budget will cause … Continue reading

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PA Senate Approves $27.2 Billion State Budget

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org):   A highlight of major program cuts and funding levels:   State legislative leaders and Governor Tom Corbett agreed on a 2011-12 state budget deal this week, and on Tuesday, the state … Continue reading

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