budget

Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 01, 2019 - 1:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania finds itself in a position it hasn’t seen for quite some time: flush with cash. But leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature say they think the extra money should be put away for a rainy day. With two months left in the current fiscal year,...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One part of city spending that won’t be scrutinized, as budget hearings continue in Philadelphia City Council, is council’s own budget. Among the mysteries of that budget is how district council members spend their capital budget, a little-known allotment of $1.3...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
April 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
CRANFORD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy continues to push for his proposed $38.6 billion budget for fiscal 2020. In an appearance at a school in Union County, he highlighted the plan’s emphasis on adequate education funding across the state. Districts far and wide complained...
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The Philadelphia Parking Authority passed a $280 million budget Tuesday that allocates $14 million for the School District of Philadelphia — $4 million more than last year.
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Pat Loeb
March 19, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Parking Authority passed a $280 million budget Tuesday that allocates $14 million for the School District of Philadelphia — $4 million more than last year. But critics at the meeting said it's still far below what PPA should be providing. The group...
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President Donald Trump's 2020 budget outline arrives on Capitol Hill at the House Budget Committee, in Washington, Monday morning March 11, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
March 11, 2019 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump proposed a record $4.7 trillion federal budget for 2020 on Monday, relying on optimistic 3.1 percent economic growth projections alongside accounting shuffles and steep domestic cuts to bring future spending into promised balance in 15 years. The deficit is...
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In this March 6, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
March 10, 2019 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for the U.S-Mexico barrier while imposing steep spending cuts to other domestic programs and setting the stage for another fiscal battle. Budget documents are often seen as...
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​Alice Wells, second from left, paints a dire picture of neighborhood libraries, hobbled since the city cut budgets during the Great Recession.
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Pat Loeb
March 08, 2019 - 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The first real battle over Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's budget proposal is already underway, and it's over funding for libraries. City Council members and library advocates are demanding more than Mayor Kenney budgeted. "The Free Library has been in an ongoing...
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Mayor Jim Kenney has confirmed that, despite appearances to the contrary, he really does like his job. It was one of the lighter moments during his Thursday address to City Council in which he laid out what might be called an "election year" budget.
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Pat Loeb
March 07, 2019 - 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has confirmed that, despite appearances to the contrary, he really does like his job. It was one of the lighter moments during his Thursday address to City Council in which he laid out what might be called an "election year" budget. The $...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
March 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is expected to propose a $5 billion budget to City Council Thursday morning with no new taxes and relatively modest spending increases, avoiding controversy in a year when he and all of City Council are up for re-election. The biggest...
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
March 06, 2019 - 2:56 pm
WOOD-RIDGE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Fresh off presenting his proposed $38.6 billion budget for the next fiscal year, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy hit the road hoping to sell it to the people of the state. The governor made a stop at a Bergen County New Jersey Transit maintenance facility to highlight...
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