With Pitt, PA Wins
On September 13, the Pennsylvania House voted along party lines to pass a revenue package to fund the $32 billion spending bill enacted in July. This revenue plan has considerable differences from the one previously passed by the Senate. These must be reconciled between the chambers before a final bill can be passed and signed by Governor Wolf to complete the budget process.
There is good news: both the House and Senate packages include the funding for Pitt, Lincoln, Penn State and Temple. However, in order for us to receive the funding contained in the state budget, the House needs to pass the appropriation bills for Pitt and the other state related institutions, which is expected only after the House, Senate and Governor agree on the revenue plan.
This means that our work isn’t done. The negotiation process can be lengthy and challenging, and our leaders in Harrisburg must continue to hear our message loud and clear: With Pitt, PA Wins.
Please take a moment and fill out the form below to contact your representative and senator and Governor Wolf to ask them to work together to pass a final revenue package and Pitt’s appropriation bill.