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U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

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  • Midday Budget Update: The wheels do turn slowly.

     
    Good Afternoon, Everyone. Here's where things stand as of 12:34 p.m: 1. The House debated, and then went over, changes to the School Code Bill. The proposal would, among other things, place school superintendents' contracts under the auspices of...
  • Senate panel supports California 'fracking' moratorium

     
    A state Senate panel has approved legislation that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing in California until regulators write rules governing the controversial procedure....
  • Mid-Afternoon Budget Update: Senate passes the #PaBudget

     
    Good Afternoon, Everyone. Here's a quick update on where things stand as of 2 p.m.: 1. The Tax Code, Welfare Code and several School Code bills were kicked out of Senate Appropriations Committee this afternoon. The Tax Code bill includes......
  • Early Evening Budget Update: The Details Emerge.

     
    Pennsylvania’s four state-related universities and the 14 state-owned universities would likely receive the same amount of money as they did last year; public schools and public libraries would also be level-funded, but a program that provides...
  • Tea-Time Budget Update: Leaders, Corbett meet again, same nothing as yesterday happens.

     
    Good Afternoon All: From our friends at the Patriot-News of Harrisburg: "Legislative leaders emerged from a two-hour meeting with Gov. Tom Corbett today reporting progress on the budget front but saying an agreement on a spending level for next year......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Three days and counting.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House convenes at 9:30 a.m. this morning to finally begin consideration of the 2012-13 state budget. The chamber broke for the night last night without beginning an expected debate on the $27,66 billion.......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Moving The Budget Dominoes.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In case you missed it yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee got the next set of budget dominoes in line as it voted, along party lines, to send the $27.65 billion budget plan approved by the......
  • Negron’s push to reel insurance break brings out the big-business critics

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate budget chief Joe Negron's push to end a 25-year-old tax break for insurers is drawing the ire of business groups and major political contributors put in the unusual position of defending their tax-advantages before a Republican-...
  • Corman: Taxpayer return on higher education merits public investment.

     
    Pennsylvania's $1 Billion Investment ... ... in higher education yields a return to the taxpayers in the form of lower tuition for in-state students, access to higher education for lower-income students and it spurs economic development in host...
  • Kathleen Kane sworn in as PA's new state Attorney General.

     
    Vowing to roll up her sleeves and “just get it done,” Kathleen G. Kane was sworn into office as Pennsylvania’s new attorney general on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and the first Democrat to serve as the state’s top law......
  • Gardiner says new Expressway board will keep Dyer

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Looks like Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer might get to keep his seat on a new regional toll authority after all. A bill, SB 952, advancing through the Senate would fold the expressway authorities in Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake...
  • Senate’s $74.3 billion budget differs over education issues

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate's released its $74.3 billion budget, and it looks a lot like the House's $74.4 billion spending plan in a lot of places — with the exception of education funding where the Senate takes an approach closer to Gov. Rick...