Pennsylvania Budget

Three Mile Island
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Tony Romeo
February 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- As state budget hearings continue, Pennsylvania lawmakers continue their soul-searching over what – if anything – to do about the imminent closure of nuclear power plants. Members of the Public Utility Commission appeared before Senate Appropriations Committee...
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Cigarettes
Pat Loeb
July 05, 2018 - 4:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia officials are denouncing a provision, tucked into the state budget bill at the last minute, that they say will result in more teenagers getting hooked on tobacco. But there's little they can do about it. As the state's only first class city, Philadelphia...
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Pennsylvania Capitol
Tony Romeo
June 22, 2018 - 2:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- More than a week ahead of the deadline, Pennsylvania has a new budget. Governor Tom Wolf signed the spending plan into law Friday night. Last year, the budget bill was passed on time, but lawmakers and Governor Wolf labored for months to come up with a revenue...
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Tony Romeo
March 26, 2018 - 11:21 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A key state senator says for the first time in years, there is optimism in the state capitol as lawmakers head into the budget season, one that could actually wrap up on time – or close to it. Republican Pat Browne, chairman of the state Senate Appropriations...
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