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More votes loom on spending, amid differences over funding

The Pennsylvania House and Senate are returning to session on the last day of the state government's fiscal year, with differences remaining on a tax package necessary to finance a $31.5 billion budget plan.

Pa. Senate passes budget bill, with funding in limbo

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

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The Pennsylvania Senate has taken quick action on the House's just-passed budget bill, even though there's no clear resolution on how to pay for it a day before the state government's fiscal-year deadline.

Unsafe lead levels found in House office building

Cannon House Office Building

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Some members of Congress and their staffs are having to drink bottled water around the U.S. Capitol.

Senate eyes House's budget bill panned by Wolf as unbalanced

The Pennsylvania Legislature is in session, a day before the state government's fiscal-year deadline and no sign on how the Senate will handle the House's just-passed budget bill.

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