HARRISBURG – Today, the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation listened to Gov. Tom Wolf present his proposed $33.8 billion budget to a joint session of the General Assembly. The spending plan increases state borrowing by at least $3.7 billion and spending by $4.7 billion primarily by raising taxes on small businesses and the middle class.
LEHIGHTON – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today released the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2015-16 budget proposal:
HARRISURG - Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe) heard some good things in Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2015-16 budget address today, but said the plan “needs a lot of work.”
HARRISBURG – Citing the high amount of spending in Gov. Tom Wolf’s first budget proposal to the Pennsylvania General Assembly, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) questioned the impact of a $33.8 billion plan on the taxpayers and small businesses along the Northern Tier.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) released the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s state budget proposal for the 2015-16 fiscal year:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mauree Gingrich (R-Lebanon) said she believes Gov. Tom Wolf’s $33.8 billion budget proposal takes aim at Pennsylvania taxpayers and could derail the state’s economic progress.
HARRISBURG – Following Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget speech today, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) said that while the governor addressed many of the right priorities, he’s using the wrong approach.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) today issued the following statement after listening to Gov. Tom Wolf introduce his 2015-16 budget plan before a joint session of the General Assembly:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) was pleased to see the issue of property taxes take a prominent role in the budget proposal delivered today in Harrisburg by the governor to a joint session of the House and Senate.
HARRISBURG – Following the governor’s budget address delivered today to a joint session of the state House and Senate, Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) said the plan spends too much and would place a heavy burden on Pennsylvania taxpayers.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal:
HARRISBURG – Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) today said House Republicans will thoroughly examine Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed $33.8 billion dollar budget and his entire spending plan for fiscal year 2015-16.
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:
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:
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) issued the following statement today regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2015-16 state budget proposal:
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.
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.
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.