Mackenzie: Governor’s Budget Proposal a Mixed Bag

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Berks/Lehigh) said that while Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal focused on many of the right spending priorities, the suggested tax increases would negatively impact everyday Pennsylvanians.

Quigley Says Property Tax Relief in Budget Proposal is Only a Start

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) was present when Gov. Tom Wolf outlined his proposed budget plan for fiscal year 2015-16 before a joint session of the General Assembly today in Harrisburg. Wolf’s plan would spend $33.8 billion, a 16 percent increase over this year’s budget. It also includes a litany of tax increases, including personal income and sales tax increases.

Masser Reacts to Governor’s 2015-16 Budget Proposal

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Kurt Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) made the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf outlined his 2015-16 budget plan before a joint session of the General Assembly today:

Hackett Responds to Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Joe Hackett (R-Delaware) released the following statement following Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address to the Legislature. Wolf proposed a budget that includes spending of $33.8 billion, an increase in spending of 16 percent over this fiscal year:

Nesbit Reacts to Double-Digit Tax Increases in Governor’s Budget

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Pointing to double-digit tax increases to be paid by working families, Rep. Tedd Nesbit (R-Mercer/Butler) today voiced his serious concerns about the governor’s budget proposal, which was unveiled to the Pennsylvania General Assembly on Tuesday.

Vereb, Marsico to Participate in News Conference Highlighting Crime Victims Affected by Governor’s Death Penalty Moratorium

Mar. 03, 2015 /

WHAT: A news conference to draw attention to the suffering of crime victims in Pennsylvania who – beginning tomorrow with the first death row inmate to escape execution through the governor’s actions – will be denied justice as a result of the governor’s death penalty moratorium and announce steps the House will take to address this important issue.

James: Governor’s Tax-and-Spend Budget Misses Mark

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Following the governor’s budget address today before a joint session of the House and Senate in Harrisburg, Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) said the proposal and its various tax increases would unravel past moves to bring state government spending under control.

Ellis Responds to Gov. Wolf’s Budget Plan

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Brian Ellis (R-Butler) today issued the following statement after listening to Gov. Tom Wolf unveil his 2015-16 budget plan before a joint session of the General Assembly:

Irvin Reacts to Governor’s 2015-16 Budget Proposal

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement today after being present for the Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2015-16 budget address in Harrisburg earlier today. The governor is proposing a 16 percent increase in spending over the current year’s budget for a total budget of $33.8 billion.

Harhart Issues Statement on Governor’s 2015-16 Proposed Budget

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2015-16 budget address, in which he is proposing a 16 percent increase in the state budget for a total of $33.8 billion in spending.

Boback Issues Statement on Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

Mar. 03, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) issued a statement today after the unveiling of Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The budget includes spending of $33.8 billion, representing an increase in spending of 16 percent over this fiscal year. In her statement, Boback said: