Pa. Gov. Shapiro proposes $44.4B spending plan in 1st budget address - Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2023
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In his first budget address, Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro urged lawmakers in the General Assembly to work together to pass a commonsense spending plan, proposing increased funding for Pennsylvania schools, investments in economic development, and community-based health and safety initiatives. Speaking to a joint session of the now-divided Legislature on Tuesday, Shapiro lauded Pennsylvania’s financial position, saying his fiscal blueprint uses conservative estimates that are $3 billion lower than those projected by a state forecasting office over the next five years. The administration said the $44.4 billion budget proposal aims...

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