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PA Budget Struggles Continue, Jewish Education Programs Sustained For Now

By Marissa Stern; Jewish Exponent
September 20, 2017
The ongoing budget crisis the state has faced since approving a spending plan in late June is full of big numbers and bigger confusion — namely how to pay for the already approved spending plan.
But it seems that maybe — hopefully — a solution is near.
Late on Sept. 13, the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives approved a revenue package proposal that, if approved by the Republican-controlled Senate and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, would end the state’s ongoing budget struggles for this fiscal year.