Legislature and Governor Announce Agreement on Budget Spending Figure
HARRISBURG – House Appropriations Chairman Rep. Bill Adolph (R-Delaware) and leaders from the House and Senate joined Governor Corbett at a Wednesday evening press conference to announce an agreement on a spending figure for the Fiscal Year 2012-13 state budget.
The legislative leaders and the Governor have agreed on a spending figure of $27.656 billion.
“This agreement now allows us to move forward so we can work on a final budget for the FY 2012-13. This spend number gets state spending back to pre-stimulus levels and puts Pennsylvania on a sustainable path going forward. The $27.656 billion spending figure comes in under the FY2008-09 spending. The agreed upon number also includes restorations based upon improved revenue collections since February of this year,” said Adolph.
Now that all parties have agreed on a spending number, the House, Senate and Administration will work over the next several days to find agreement on several outstanding details in the overall budget.
State Representative William Adolph
165th District, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Contact: Mike Stoll