If fundraising for the next campaign is considered working out the details of the state budget, Pennsylvania lawmakers are hard at it. John Micek points out no fewer than nine breakfast fundraisers in Harrisburg this morning, plus an additional four this evening.
Relatedly, Gov. Rendell had his twentieth press conference calling for lawmakers to pass his revised budget – which he has produce – and his proposed tax increase, for which their is no legislation. In fact more House Democrats have broken ranks and declared (courtesy FYI by PLS) that there are not enough votes for an income tax increase, so we’re not entirely sure what Rendell is angling for.