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Capitol Update, Happy Holidays!

By: Administrator, December 21st, 2017
As of Wednesday, December 13th, the Pennsylvania legislature has gaveled out of town until the new year. Amid the flurry of activity that has surrounded the end of the year, the Pennsylvania Senate touts over twenty bills that have been sent to the Governor’s desk for signature or veto. Per their Constitutional requirement, the House…
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Capitol Update December, 2017

By: Administrator, December 8th, 2017
Over the last two weeks of session, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has held a spirited debate on HB 1401, legislation that would provide for a natural gas severance tax. The bill has yet to receive its second vote as the entire second consideration has been consumed with the debate of over 350 potential amendments…
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Capitol Update November, 2017

By: Administrator, November 2nd, 2017
Pennsylvania’s State Treasurer authorized another line of credit to the Pennsylvania General Fund. Treasurer Joe Torsella enabled a $1.8 billion line of credit from the Treasury's Short Term Investment Pool (STIP) to help the Commonwealth's spending while the recently agreed to revenue comes into the General Fund. Last month, Torsella indicated he would not continue to loan…
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