Topic: Economy

Governor Wolf’s Budget: A Historic Investment in Education That’s Smart for Our Economy And Right for Our Students

Governor Wolf’s budget will increase the state’s share of funding for public education to 50% for the first time in more than 40 years. By cutting school district property taxes by more than 50% for the average homeowner, Governor Wolf’s budget will reduce the burden on the middle class and senior citizens and others who carry too much of the burden for funding our schools.

Governor Wolf Announces Key Economic Development Pieces of Budget to Help to Rebuild the Middle Class

Bethlehem, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that his 2015-16 Budget will include significant reforms aimed at three goals for economic development and creating good-paying, middle class jobs: creating a pro-growth business climate; building Pennsylvania’s manufacturing sector; and creating workforce partnerships for economic success.