Tweets of the Week - May 7, 2018

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.

Friday, May 11, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features

Tweets of the Week - April 30, 2018

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, May 4, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
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Committee mulls request for special session on fire and EMS issues

Committee mulls request for special session on fire and EMS issues

House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee chairman Stephen Barrar (R-Delaware) offered an unusual coda to an otherwise routine committee meeting Wednesday: should the legislature hold a special session to deal with the decline in volunteer firefighters throughout Pennsylvania?

Thursday, May 3, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: News and Views
As state misses April General Fund revenue estimates, initial IFO outlook for 2018-19 paints improving long-term picture

As state misses April General Fund revenue estimates, initial IFO outlook for 2018-19 paints improving long-term picture

The Department of Revenue yesterday released details on April tax collections for the state, reporting tax revenue for the month exceeded expectations by almost a full percentage point, but General Fund revenue of $57.6 million missed estimates by 1.5 percent. The news came shortly after the Independent Fiscal Office issued its first revenue estimates for fiscal year 2018-19, which offered an increasingly sunny outlook for the commonwealth’s finances.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: News and Views
Industry critics pan latest severance tax proposal

Industry critics pan latest severance tax proposal

If Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement Monday that he is again pushing for a severance tax appeared familiar to those listening, so too seemed the gas industry’s reply.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: News and Views
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