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June 25, 2021

Legislators on Track to Finalize State Budget by Weekend

The Pennsylvania General Assembly today advanced a nearly $40 billion budget proposal for 2021–2022 that leaves about $5 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funding unspent and sets aside another $2.5 billion to ward off future tax increases, state lawmakers said today.

June 14, 2021

Bill Banning Required Proof of Vaccination Leaves House Committee

Senate Bill 618, which would ban requiring proof of vaccination for use of state and local government facilities, and including any institution of higher education receiving state funding, came out of the state House Health Committee on a party-line vote.