Pa. lawmakers react to Shapiro’s $44.4B budget proposal, marking the beginning of negotiations - Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2023
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Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget address — his first as the state’s chief executive — marks the beginning of negotiations between lawmakers and the legislative branch to reach an agreement on a spending plan. After hearing about the Democratic governor’s proposed $44.4 billion budget during a joint session of the General Assembly on Tuesday, lawmakers in the now-divided Legislature had mixed reactions to the spending plan, with Republicans criticizing certain aspects of the proposal’s allocations and Democrats wanting to embrace bipartisan bargaining. While both sides of the aisle recognized positive...

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