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U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

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  • Penn State, State Universities Fight For Funding.

     
    Amid speculation that the Corbett administration is trying to wean them off public support and push them down the road to privatization, the heads of Penn State, Temple and Lincoln universities and the University of Pittsburgh told a House oversight......
  • Voter ID Bill Headed For Senate Floor.

     
    Legislation that would require Pennsylvania voters to show photo identification evey time they cast a ballot is poised for a vote by the state Senate on Wednesday. This evening, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted 15-11 to send an amended version......
  • Lehigh Valley Mayors Push For Pensions, Act 47 Changes.

     
    The Lehigh Valley's Three Mayors ... ... are in Harrisburg today for meetings with lawmakers and the Corbett administration to push for the approval of legislation that would make changes to Act 47, Pennsylvania's law governing fiscally distressed cities....
  • Corbett To Critics "Where Would You Have Me Take" Money To Restore Higher Ed Cuts?

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett threw down the gauntlet this morning to critics of his proposed cuts to higher education spending, challenging them to find the money to restore the millions of dollars in reductions planned for the state’s public universities and.....
  • Senate Passes Voter ID BIll.

     
    Legislation that would require state residents to show photo identification every time they vote has moved a step closer to Gov. Tom Corbett’s desk. The majority-Republican state Senate voted 26-23, largely along party lines, after hours of grueling...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: It's Super Tuesday.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning Fellow Seekers. It's Super Tuesday! It's that magical day where voters in states where you don't live will head to the polls to determine the fate of the Western World. Or, at minimum, prolong the agony that......
  • 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...
  • Corbett Budget Czar: It's Up To Lawmakers To Offset Cuts.

     
    As They Look To Restore Proposed Cuts ... ... to higher education and other state programs, it'll be up to state lawmakers, and not Gov. Tom Corbett, to find the money to do that, administration Budget Secretary Charles Zogby said Sunday. In an appearance...
  • 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......
  • $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...
  • 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...