Pennsylvania has a budget, but not enough money to pay for it. Gov. Wolf is acting like a bystander, not a player. Most members of the House and Senate have gone to the Shore or the mountains to rest up until after Labor Day. Who would have guessed that doing nothing could be so exhausting?
As one observer succinctly put it: “This isn’t governing, this is an embarrassment.” That person was Joe Scarnati (R., Jefferson), president pro tem of the state Senate…
…Do you advocate merit selection of judges? Clearer language about the state’s obligation to fund public education? Changing outmoded language on absentee voting? Forbid the state to spend any money – including legislative pay – unless a state budget is passed with the money needed to fund it?
Read the full opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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