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By James Roxbury
Monday June 30, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Sunday 5:11 PM. Governor Tom Corbett held a sit down interview with Capitol reporters.

A pension reform bill and cigarette taxes.

Sam Smith, Speaker of the Pa House. Putting the final touches on things right now.

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. A political vice grip.

6:46 PM. Vincent Hughes, Minority Chair Senate Appropriations Committee. Pensions is dead.

Senate Appropriations Committee 8:08 PM.

Senator Farnese. This is the fourth year in a row that this administration, this governor has tried to extort votes.

Jake Corman, Majority Chair Appropriations Committee. Tom Wolf as revenue secretary certified a revenue estimate that was four billion dollars short.

Senator Jay Costa. Coming out of the new year with a negative growth rate.

Jake Corman. The members from growing school districts are frustrated.


Monday June 30th.

Pa Reps, Mike Tobash and Warren Kampf. : Our pension crisis has got us handcuffed.

Mike Tobash. A thousand years.

Warren Kampf. We want to do something that has long term value to the citizens of Pennsylvania.

Published on Twitter.

Angela Couloumbis @AngelasInk The #PASenate votes 26-24 to pass a $29.1 budget at 6:41 p.m.

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