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Phila. leaders applaud Wolf budget proposal, Delco pols not so much

philly.com — Phila. leaders applaud Wolf budget proposal, Delco pols not so much City leaders said they were elated with Gov. Wolf's budget proposal, saying it will help restore budget of the cash-strapped school district and reduce the wage tax burden for city workers. Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 4:17 PM City leaders were elated about Gov.

Wolf's $30B budget: tax hikes, school relief

philly.com — Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:35 AM HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf on Tuesday unveiled a nearly $30 billion spending plan that would raise the state income and sales taxes, but use much of that new money to give school districts almost $4 billion for property tax breaks.

Wolf's budget may need a big push

philly.com — Last updated: Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:57 PM HARRISBURG - Though Gov. Wolf has been working behind the scenes for weeks on his first budget blueprint for the state, legislators and others say his real work is only just beginning. Wolf is scheduled to unveil his multi-billion spending plan at 11:30 a.m.

Wolf's budget calls for income, sales tax increases

mcall.com — HARRISBURG - The details have been kept under lock and key, but when Gov. Wolf unveils his first budget early this week, all signs point to its being big, bold - and highly controversial.

Wolf's budget looks to be big, bold - and controversial

philly.com — Last updated: Sunday, March 1, 2015, 1:08 AM HARRISBURG - The details have been kept under lock and key, but when Gov. Wolf unveils his first budget early this week, all signs point to its being big, bold - and highly controversial.

Wolf's budget looks to be big, bold - and controversial

philly.com — Last updated: Sunday, March 1, 2015, 1:08 AM HARRISBURG - The details have been kept under lock and key, but when Gov. Wolf unveils his first budget early this week, all signs point to its being big, bold - and highly controversial.

Wolf says $109 million in cost savings found

philly.com — Last updated: Thursday, February 26, 2015, 5:58 PM HARRISBURG - Two weeks ago, Gov. Wolf promised his team would do its part to trim the $2.3 billion deficit through government cost savings. On Thursday, he said his administration had identified $109 million in projected savings across government agencies.

Wolf and GOP resolve nominee dispute

philly.com — Last updated: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:04 PM HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf and Senate Republicans on Wednesday resolved a dispute over a slate of last-minute nominees by outgoing Gov. Tom Corbett. The Senate confirmed 12 of Corbett's original 28 nominees, including former Lt. Gov.

Could medical marijuana soon be legal in Pa.?

philly.com — Last updated: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:07 PM HARRISBURG - With the state Senate and governor on board, and House leaders showing positive interest, the lawmakers advocating for medical marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania say they are convinced it will become law as early as July.

Could medical marijuana soon be legal in Pa.?

philly.com — Last updated: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:07 PM HARRISBURG - With the state Senate and governor on board, and House leaders showing positive interest, the lawmakers advocating for medical marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania say they are convinced it will become law as early as July.
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Mar 03, 2015

RT @ssnyderinq: Gov. Wolf proposes funding boost for state community colleges and universities, but asks for tuition freeze. philly.com/philly/blogs/c…

Mar 03, 2015

Phila. city leaders thrilled with Wolf budget proposal, Delco pol not so much. bit.ly/17OOGyy

Mar 03, 2015

Mayor Nutter calls Wolf budget bold, "incredible in substance and priorities" pic.twitter.com/6208glvtmm

Mar 03, 2015

Wolf : "Our budget should be as bold and ambitious as Pennsylvania has been for over 300 years" #pabudget

Mar 03, 2015

But Wolf's plan to eliminate corporate stock and franchise tax gets bipartisan standing ovation. #pabudget

Mar 03, 2015

Wolf proposal to slash corp. net income tax by half gets no applause from GOP lawmakers.

Mar 03, 2015

Wolf: raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 "nobody who works full time should live in poverty" #pabudget

Mar 03, 2015

How Wolf proposes to pay for prop. tax cuts/new funding:5 % shale tax, raise PIT to 3.7 %, sales tax to 6.6 % (no Philly increase)#pabudget

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