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U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

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  • The Sunday Brunch: When Political Reality Trips Up Budget Rhetoric.

     
    Want the big take-away from the three weeks' worth of state Senate budget hearings that concluded this past Thursday? It's this: Bumper-sticker rhetoric about fiscal austerity and making the tough choices sounds good on paper — until state lawmakers...
  • PA Open Records Office Gets A Boost In Senate GOP Budget.

     
    The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records ... ... which had been set for flat-funding at $1.17 million in the Corbett administration's budget proposal would see its funding increased to $1.35 million in the Senate GOP budget plan that cleared the......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate GOP To Unveil Its Budget Counter-Offer Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Majority Senate Republicans will unveil a $27,65 billion budget plan this morning that restores $245 million in spending on higher education and cuts $165 million in unspecified spending from the Corbett...
  • $27.6 Billon Budget On Its Way To The Senate Floor.

     
    The Republican-controlled state Senate has thrown down its marker in this year’s budget debate, as a critical committee gave its unanimous approval to a $27.6 billion budget plan that restores the Corbett administration’s deep cuts to higher...
  • No elbow room in hot Senate chamber

     
    Yo! The other day when the 3H’s descended on Pennsylvania, my wife asked me if the Capitol was air conditioned. I said I guess so, it seems cooler inside. Then I stepped into the Senate Rules Committee chamber for the......
  • Drivers Would Pay More Under Transportation Bill.

     
    Pennsylvanians would be asked to pay more at the pump and for their drivers’ licenses and to register their cars -- but they would have to do that less often -- under transportation funding legislation a senior Republican in the......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Harrisburg Takeover Bill Heads For Corbett's Desk.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Whether they like it or not, residents of the city of Harrisburg are the stroke of the pen away from having more in common with the citizens of Washington D.C. than they ever thought. The......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett To Sign Texting Ban Today.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett travels to a shopping center in suburban Harrisburg this morning, there to sign legislation banning text-messaging by drivers. But if the Republican thought he was getting on the front page for that well-orchestrated piece of PR, he can...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate Advances Shale Fee Bill.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A key state Senate panel has advanced a proposed impact fee on Marcellus shale natural gas drillers, putting it in position for a vote later today, the Post-Gazette reports this morning. The changes to the......
  • Senate Panel Approves Modified Small Games Bill.

     
    A State Senate Oversight Committee ... ... has approved a modified version of a state House bill that would boost the payouts in small games of chances offered by volunteer fire companies, VFWs and other charitable organizations. The Senate Community,.......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Cumberland Co. DA Dave Freed To Announce For Attorney General Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Cumberland County District Attorney Dave Freed will announce his candidacy for the GOP nomination for Attorney General during a 12 p.m. event at the old county courthouse on Court House Square in Carlisle. Click the.....