House committee queries expenses made by Lieutenant Governor’s office

House committee queries expenses made by Lieutenant Governor’s office

The House State Government Committee held an informational meeting Wednesday to explore and question certain expenses made by the Office of Lieutenant Governor, and whether those expenses are a necessary or inappropriate use of taxpayer dollars.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Gov. Wolf discusses new animal cruelty laws

VIDEO: Gov. Wolf discusses new animal cruelty laws

On Tuesday morning, Governor Tom Wolf, Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), and animal rights advocates gathered at the Humane Society of Harrisburg to remind the public that Act 10 of 2017 goes into effect on Monday, August 28, 2017.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Gov. Wolf: “The right thing to do is for the House Republicans to get back to work and finish the job”

Gov. Wolf: “The right thing to do is for the House Republicans to get back to work and finish the job”

With the Commonwealth perhaps just days or weeks away from the need to borrow additional money to keep the General Fund balance above zero and maintain paying the state’s bills, Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that House Republicans need to return to session to work through a solution that balances the $31.99 billion budget that became law in early July.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO:  Advocates call on House Republicans to return to session and finish the budget

VIDEO: Advocates call on House Republicans to return to session and finish the budget

This week, advocates from several groups gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to call on the House Republican leaders to return to call members back to Harrisburg to finish the budget.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Scarnati: “This isn’t governing, this is an embarrassment”

Scarnati: “This isn’t governing, this is an embarrassment”

As state lawmakers are staring down the prospect of a credit downgrade and the lack of spendable General Fund money in the absence of a balanced budget, the rhetoric and frustration were visibly ramped up Monday as the House Republican Caucus continues to try to work to find some sort of a compromise on $2.2 billion worth of money needed to balance the $31.99 billion budget enacted earlier this summer.

Monday, August 21, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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