Pa. Senate Sends $34 billion budget bill to Governor Wolf, but last minute glitch delays signing

Jun 27, 2019 | Member News

The state Senate approved a $34 billion general fund budget for 2019-20 on Thursday and sent it to Governor Tom Wolf; however, a change to the school code bill drew objections from House and kept the governor from signing it. The proposed budget does not include any tax increase, provides more funding for schools, including investment for school security, and assists the state’s agricultural industry. It does not include an increase in the state’s minimum wage, which was a key goal for Democrats. Read more at