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Budget missing, but Pennsylvania collects $2B-plus in taxes

Pennsylvania State Capitol building exterior in Harrisburg on a sunny summer day

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Pennsylvania may not have a state budget, but tax revenues are pouring into the state treasury by the billions.

Fattah vows re-election bid despite racketeering indictment

Congressman Chaka Fattah

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U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah is vowing to run for re-election next year despite a federal racketeering indictment and said he expects to resume a congressional committee leadership post by year's end.

Feds grant Allentown more time to submit documents

Feds grant Allentown more time to submit required documents

Allentown city officials asked for more time and got it to get together all the information that's being collected in connection with a federal probe.

Budget compromise possible, says state policy center

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Similarities between property tax relief proposals should make that a logical area of compromise between the governor and General Assembly, suggests a report from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center.


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