K-12 Education

July 8, 2010

Governor Ed Rendell and the General Assembly agreed to a 2010-11 budget that provides a $250 million increase in the basic education subsidy for school districts.

November 6, 2009

Federal stimulus funds helped stave off deep cuts in health care and education. Still, the 2009-10 state budget cut more than $500 million from the prior year and relies heavily on one-time revenue sources. Read PBPC's full analysis of the state budget.

August 7, 2009

While negotiations continue on a final state budget, the Governor used his line-item veto authority this week to enact a "bridge budget" appropriating $11 billion in state funds.

July 15, 2009

Advocates say investments grow communities and the economy, in addition to providing essential services for Pennsylvanians.

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