Corman: "We have to get a much more reasonable spend number"
The PLS Reporter May 10, 2016 (paywall)
While other legislative business might take center stage as the Senate returns to voting session this week, inquiring minds are continually curious about the progress being made on the FY 2016-2017 state budget, due in just over 50 days. While the House left Harrisburg for a week’s recess last Tuesday with only procedural moves made on the coming fiscal year’s spending plan, sources report that some level of meetings have been taking place as Republicans and Democrats try to come to a consensus on what the spending plan should look like. Leaders in the Senate told The PLS Reporter Monday that the groundwork for discussions already underway will continue this week.
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House Majority Leader Rep. Dave Reed, (717) 705-7173
Senate President Pro Tempore Sen. Joe Scarnati, (717) 787-7084
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Jake Corman, (717) 787-1377