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Jake Corman

Budget work to continue after whirlwind of finger-pointing

A two-day whirlwind of accusations, counter-accusations and a threat to override Gov. Tom Wolf's veto of a short-term spending bill yielded no firm assurances Tuesday night that Pennsylvania's five-month budget stalemate would end soon.

Wolf's office on Tuesday night said Republicans were guilty of "theatrics" in calling back the Senate into session and threatening to override the Democrat's Sept. 29 veto of a four-month spending bill.

It reiterated his call for a budget by Dec. 4, but made no mention of a deal to replace one that had collapsed in recent days.

"Talks continued with Republican leaders tonight and will take place in the coming days,"...