Audio: Gov. Wolf’s Vetoes Keep the Status Quo Alive
Gov. Wolf promised to be a governor who would eliminate Pennsylvania’s destructive status quo. So how did he respond when state legislators put a budget without tax increases, a bill to privatize the liquor business and a bill to give more funding to schools on his desk?
Gov. Wolf promptly scribbled his veto pen across all of them, ensuring the status quo lives on.
Matt Brouillette spoke with WPHT’s Rich Zeoli about Gov. Wolf’s decision to veto all of these bills.
He explains Gov. Wolf executed his veto power to “take care” of public sector unions (his biggest campaign contributors) while ignoring the concerns of average Pennsylvanians.
Matt clarifies why Gov. Wolf’s own budget plan got zero votes in the House, saying it “presented spending and tax increases that exceed the other 49 states combined”. Gov. Wolf needs to lose the “my way or the highway” attitude and start chipping away at the status quo rather than allowing it to continue.
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