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PA Senator Toomey Holds Last-Minute phone town hall

Feb 17, 2017
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Harrisburg (WSKG) -- After weeks of constituents demanding more access, Pennsylvania US Senator Pat Toomey, a Republican, held an over-the-phone town hall Thursday afternoon. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Among Governor Tom Wolf's spending cut proposals for the next fiscal year is a provision to slash $100 million of tax credits. It's still not clear who exactly would be impacted by those cuts. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Representatives from Pennsylvania's largest supplier of workers' compensation insurance say some insurers are taking advantage of the system, and they're ill-equipped to stop it.  

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- The state House is considering a bill that would change prescription drug rules for patients in Pennsylvania's workers' compensation program. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- With Pennsylvania facing a multi-billion-dollar structural deficit and legislative majorities firmly against broad-based tax increases, Governor Tom Wolf has resorted to some creative money management in his 2017-18 budget proposal. 

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The leader of the Senate Republicans said he’s against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to require local governments in each county to offer government consolidation plans to go before voters in November. 

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HARRISBURG (WITF) - Governor Tom Wolf is hoping to turn to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg to plug up an estimated $2 billion budget deficit. Wolf's budget proposes a lease-leaseback arrangement. Wolf's administration hopes that a private firm would pay the Commonwealth $200 million upfront, then lease the Farm Show Complex back to the state.

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Harrisburg (WSKG) -- Governor Tom Wolf turned his Twitter into a town hall Friday afternoon, dedicating an hour to answering constituents' questions about his new budget proposal for the next fiscal year. 

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