Lawmakers to introduce zero-based budgeting legislation

Lawmakers to introduce zero-based budgeting legislation

Six “reform-minded” Republican state senators earlier this week declared their intent to introduce legislation that would require state agencies to engage in zero-based budgeting, essentially requiring them to build their budgets from zero dollars as a means to justify expenses.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Press Conference Overview- September 19, 2017

Press Conference Overview- September 19, 2017

Watch an overview of some of the press events held at the Capitol Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Changes likely for Pennsylvania’s Medicaid managed care system

Changes likely for Pennsylvania’s Medicaid managed care system

A provision of the Human Services Code bill moving its way through the General Assembly as part of the final package of budget-related bills could potentially bring some dramatic changes to Pennsylvania’s Medicaid managed care system.

Thursday, August 17, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Two new senate bills seek to ensure transparency in the collective bargaining process

VIDEO: Two new senate bills seek to ensure transparency in the collective bargaining process

Senator Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster) and Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) have introduced Senate Bills 503 and 504, which are public sector collective bargaining transparency bills. 
Tuesday, July 11, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Legislators express concerns about potential merger of Department of Corrections, Board of Probation and Parole in House committee hearing

Legislators express concerns about potential merger of Department of Corrections, Board of Probation and Parole in House committee hearing

The House Judiciary Committee held a public hearing Thursday to discuss another consolidation attempt from Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal: the consolidation of the Department of the Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole.

This consolidation, under Senate Bill 522 and Senate Bill 523, would merge the two entities together, a system that a majority of other states use. 

Thursday, May 25, 2017/Author: Kyle Maguire
Categories: News and Views
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