Post Tagged with: "Tom Corbett"

March 15, 2011 07:12

Budget Tightening in Pennsylvania—and Around the Nation

[S]ince the total indebtedness (including unfunded obligations) of all units of government in Pennsylvania now exceeds $194 billion, it would be fiscally insane for Corbett and the legislature not to trim spending. Actually, a three-percent trim is not enough.

January 13, 2011 07:44

New Midwestern Governors Set Sights on Taming Public Employee Unions

With federal stimulus money drying up and accounting gimmicks exhausted, several cash-strapped states are setting their sights on taming the most voracious budget animals: public employee unions.