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  • House kills pension bill; Senate goes home in budget stalemate with Gov. Tom Corbett

    HARRISBURG — The House tossed Gov. Tom Corbett's pension gauntlet back in his lap Tuesday, a day after he vowed not to sign a new budget until lawmakers vote to reform the state's two debt-laden retirement systems. Fifteen Republicans in the GOP-...
  • Puerto Rico governor signs $9.56 billion budget for 2015

    SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla on Tuesday signed a $9.56 billion budget for 2015, a blueprint that cuts spending by $200 million from the previous year amid a continued contraction in the island's economy. The...
  • Budget Season Tweets in PA Capitol

    Budget Season Tweets in PA Capitol
    Twitter is great to blast out breaking news from your phone during budget season in the state Capitol where deals and amendments are made on the fly. Tap, tap, tap 140 characters and tweet-tweet the news is out. To make sure the Tweets get read with a...
  • L.A. violated labor law in rolling back pension benefits, report finds

    An independent hearing officer Monday dealt a major setback to Los Angeles' effort to rein in public employee pension costs, concluding that elected officials violated labor law when they voted to roll back retirement benefits for new civilian workers...
  • Lehigh County charter change would make things worse

    I'm sure you're familiar with the expression "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater." A popular forwarded email that began circulating in the late '90s purported to explain the origins of that and other familiar expressions, all dating back to...
  • Quinn signs budget he, opponent dislike

    Quinn signs budget he, opponent dislike
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed into law a new state budget disliked by the governor, his running mate and even Republican challenger Bruce Rauner — a $35.7 billion spending plan that bows to election-year political realities....
  • Fort Lauderdale budget includes 64 new positions

    Fort Lauderdale budget includes 64 new positions
    City Manager Lee Feldman wants to put more lifeguards on the beaches, more rangers in the parks and more police officers on horses – without raising the city's tax rate. Feldman's proposed budget includes 64 new positions, and would bring the...
  • Economic developers to PA House: Don't cut job creating tax credits

    Over the years, the Lehigh Valley has relied partly on state tax credits to help entice new businesses and to convince employers to expand existing local facilities. Now those credits have become a bargaining chip in the effort to plug a $1.5 billion...
  • Politics as Usual

    House GOP memo details budget talks On June 5, The Morning Call published a story detailing closed-door budget discussions among Gov. Tom Corbett's administration and Republican House and Senate leaders. The story was based on a June 3 memo prepared...
  • No: Two wings of the GOP share common beliefs

    As most were writing off the tea-party candidates as also-rans, recent results in Virginia, Mississippi, Texas and Nebraska show they're not gone by a long shot. The stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the inability of long-time Sen....
  • Corbett could veto budget without pension changes

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett said Sunday he has not ruled out a veto of the state budget if lawmakers do nothing to address pension debt costs that are eating up more and more taxpayer money. Corbett made that announcement at a news conference in...