Teacher layoffs help create state budget surplus for state
HARRISBURG — Smaller-than-expected payrolls for many school districts have left a surplus of state funds that could help ease Pennsylvania's public pension problems and also undercut legislative support in the first test of Gov. Tom Corbett's pension-reform agenda.
The governor visited
Sounds like some pretty worthwhile endeavors.
But with the sale far from assured and the current lack of any guarantee that the money would go to education, I started wondering exactly what the governor's definition of important is.
So I asked him how he would fund them if the liquor bill doesn't pass.
Turns out, he won't.