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Finding younger farmers: Gov. Tom Wolf proposes tax breaks, loans in new Pa. Farm Bill

The package includes low-interest loans, grants, tax breaks and other measures to attract a new crop of farmers in Pennsylvania.

By Jan Murphy, PennLive

What’s within reach in Wolf’s budget plan, and what’s not

GOP lawmakers broadly like Wolf’s plans for workforce investment and education investment. But other things, not so much.
By Katie Meyer

Skeptical Republicans, economists hold hearing on Gov. Wolf’s minimum wage hike proposal

"I think it's a real challenge to find the basis within our caucus to move something that is going to have an effect on the free market."
By Katie Meyer

Pa. budget would add $400 million to Human Services

The money would fund training programs and efforts to prevent opioid addiction, as well as help people with intellectual disabilities.
By Brett Sholtis

Gov. Wolf proposes tax-free budget heavy on workforce reinvestment

Republicans express cautious optimism, but balk at spending increase
By Katie Meyer

Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2019-20 budget address, annotated

It is the first budget address of his second term.
By Ed Mahon

Winners and losers in Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2019-20 budget proposal

He wants every school district teacher to earn at least $45,000 a year.
By Ed Mahon

In budget address, how ambitious will Gov. Tom Wolf be?

What to know and what to watch for
By Ed Mahon

Wolf wants to fund infrastructure with shale tax; Republicans say nope

The governor’s plan — if passed — would route money toward things like broadband expansion, flood remediation, and urban blight reduction.

By Katie Meyer

Gov. Wolf resuscitates a long-stymied priority: a minimum wage hike

The plan anticipates savings from getting low-wage workers off state Medicaid
By Katie Meyer