HARRISBURG, PA (Feb. 6, 2024) – Members of the CLEAR Coalition today renewed their strong opposition to a proposal for private school tuition vouchers after Gov. Josh Shapiro called on lawmakers to find consensus on the controversial issue during his budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly. Shapiro’s FY 2024-25 proposed budget […]
A York Dispatch editorial says that natural gas drillers will benefit from the PA State Budget, while others make up for the expected $2.2 billion shortfall.
WITF reports that with just about two weeks before the governor gives his annual budget address, the state’s Independent Fiscal Office has released an updated revenue report. Like most of the IFO’s reports in the last several months, this one does not contain good news.
The Allentown Morning Call posts an op-ed by David Fillman, Executive Director of AFSCME Council 13 and a CLEAR co-founder, who writes, “Lawmakers and the Wolf administration need to focus on genuine government reforms that generate sustainable savings and protect vital services for Pennsylvanians – not one-time, illusory ones. We joined the CLEAR Coalition and identified […]
PennLive.com reports, “Pennsylvania faces a $600 million-plus budget shortfall that it will have to grapple with in the year ahead, according to the Wolf administration estimates.”