House Appropriations Committee

It appears that there will not be action to increase the minimum wage this week as state lawmakers hold their final scheduled session days before summer recess.
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Tony Romeo
June 24, 2019 - 2:40 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — State lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf have reached agreement on a new state budget calling for no new taxes and fees. The governor says the budget deal meets his objectives, even though it appears there will not be action on some of his priorities – including an...
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William Barr says he will release a redacted version of the Mueller report on the Russia investigation within a week.
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April 09, 2019 - 10:48 am
By Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr told Congress Tuesday he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week," while Democrats criticized his handling of the long-...
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Tony Romeo
February 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Despite challenges including declining enrollment, the new chancellor of Pennsylvania’s state-owned university system is throwing cold water on the idea of closing one of the system’s 14 schools. Appearing at state House Appropriations Committee budget hearings,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Washington.
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February 12, 2019 - 11:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement Tuesday that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican...
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Tony Romeo
June 19, 2018 - 1:33 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In another sign of a painless budget season this year, the state House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday morning unanimously approved a new state spending plan with no new taxes that provides more money for education — and for school safety. It’s something pretty...
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