Budget politics in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia

    Pennsylvania’s budget impasse has lasted longer than any other state’s, pushing state vendors and cities to the brink. But now a deal appears to have spared Philadelphia from mass layoffs and cuts. JON DELANO, the Money and Political Editor for KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, and JOHN MICEK, state house reporter for the Allentown Morning Call, join guest host DAVE DAVIES to take stock of the political and financial ramifications of Pennsylvania’s budget crisis. Then Philadelphia Mayor MICHAEL NUTTER will discuss Thursday’s deal in Harrisburg to help the city balance its budget. Listen to the mp3

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