State and Local Issues

Capitol Update September, 2018

By: Administrator, August 28th, 2018
The Pennsylvania General Assembly, after enjoying their first real summer in six years, is slated to come back to Harrisburg to continue their legislative session in September. With only nine days on the schedule, the House and Senate are expected to work on issues that have evaded passage the last year and a half, with…
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Capitol Update April, 2018

By: Administrator, April 6th, 2018
With the House of Representatives gearing up for next week’s session, budget pontification will quickly become budget reality, as the impending June 30 deadline edges closer than the turn of the new year.  Under the shadow of November elections, the chances of a protracted budget stalemate diminish, however as many have learned over the years,…
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Capitol Update February, 2018

By: Administrator, February 14th, 2018
Governor Tom Wolf announced his budget proposal for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The Governor’s proposal includes a 3.7% spend increase of $1.1 billion dollars that would be funded through a severance tax and a $300 million special fund transfer. Currently, the $40 million revenue surplus stands in contrast to last year’s $1.5 billion shortfall, and…
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