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PENNSYLVANIA – In the wake of Budget Secretary Randy Albright’s mid-year budget briefing and the news that the Pennsylvania budget for 2016-17 will have a deficit of $600 million, the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center today released a new, comprehensive revenue proposal to address the looming deficit for FY 2017-18, which when combined with the deficit for this fiscal year, could approach $3 billion.

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Director Marc Stier made the following statement following Budget Secretary Randy Albright's mid-year budget briefing:

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Director Marc Stier made the following statement following the Independent Fiscal Office release of their Five Year Economic and Budget Outlook:


HARRISBURG, PA – Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) and Representative Seth Grove (R-Dover) today announced a series of budget cuts, problematic ideas, and one-time savings that do little-to-nothing to address the immediate structural deficit facing Pennsylvania for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

 

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