State and Local Issues

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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Capitol Update January, 2018

By: Administrator, January 9th, 2018
As the new year rings in, the Pennsylvania General Assembly is gearing up for the second half of their legislative session. While few expect controversial legislation or broad-based taxes to get serious consideration in an election year, there are many hot button issues expected to take the spotlight in 2018. Domestic violence, opioid prescriptions and…
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