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Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, made the following statement on Governor Wolf's veto of the fiscal code (HB1327) tied to HB1801:

HARRISBURG -- Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, made the following statement on Governor Wolf allowing HB1801 to become law:

HARRISBURG -- Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, made the following statement on the passage of HB1801, the Republican supplemental appropriation bill, through the Senate and House today:

HARRISBURG -- Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, made the following statement on the passage of HB1801, the Republican supplemental appropriation bill, through the Senate and House today:

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center will host the its annual Budget Summit this Thursday, March 3rd, at the Hilton Harrisburg.

In response to Governor Wolf’s 2016-17 budget proposal the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center issued this statement from PBPC director Marc Stier.

February 2, 2016 (Harrisburg, PA) – A diverse coalition of organizations today released a letter to the governor and members of the General Assembly, “A 2016-17 Budget for Pennsylvania’s Future,” that recommends ways to fairly raise taxes to increase investments in education and workforce development, promote shared prosperity, protect those in need, protect the environment, reform the criminal justice system, and revitalize democracy.

February 1, 2016 (Harrisburg, Pa.) –  In the context of Pennsylvania’s still-unfinished 2015-16 state budget, the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (PBPC) today released a detailed analysis of three competing budget proposals put forward last year – the governor’s original 2015-16 proposal, the compromise budget, SB 1073, and the Republican bill, HB 1460, that passed both chambers and the governor blue-line vetoed in December.

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