JULY 11, 2016
Legally, Gov. Wolf must veto any spending above the official estimate of revenues. According to the Administrative Code: "The Governor shall item veto any part of any appropriation bill that causes total appropriations to exceed the official estimate plus any unappropriated surplus."
JULY 6, 2016
Dramatic cuts are not necessary to balance the budget without tax hikes. What’s needed is spending restraint. But the proposed budget represents the antithesis of restraint.