I won’t sign the budget

email from Governor Wolf, 3/24/16 I won’t sign the Republican budget because the math simply doesn’t add up. According to their own arithmetic, the Republican budget creates a $1.6 billion deficit in 2016-17 that will prompt massive cuts to education, teacher layoffs, higher property taxes, and cuts to senior programs. They’ve fought for the failed […]

Pre-K, schools concerned over state budget impasse

By Candice Monhollan, Daily Local News, 8/29/15 UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Almost two months into the state budget impasse, with no end currently in sight, schools and Pre-K classrooms are getting ready to welcome students to the 2015-16 year. Unfortunately, that welcome comes with a strained smile as the impasse threatens many programs and puts a […]