Pennsylvania’s budget: Still no deal in sight

    Pennsylvania state Rep. John McGinnis

    Pennsylvania state Rep. John McGinnis

    Summertime might mean easy living for members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, who are not scheduled to meet again until Aug. 25. That leaves Pennsylvania’s social service agencies and nonprofit organizations that rely on state funding in the lurch. 


    Given a new Democratic governor, Republicans holding historically high majorities in both the Pennsylvania House and Senate, and a tradition of partisan politics, it seems like a perfect prescription for gridlock. 

    With the budget impasse now 28 days old, Harrisburg reporter Mary Wilson looked at possible roadmaps to resolution with NewsWorks Tonight’s Dave Heller.

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