House Republicans-who have held out alone against plans that would raise taxes-pushed back, calling S&P analysts "a small group of unknown people" who are making their rating decision based on "interviews with a governor and press releases from the state's fiscal officers". And they are seeking $225 million from an expansion of casino gambling. "I have said repeatedly for three years that we must responsibly fund the budget with recurring revenues", he said.
"We must reach an immediate resolution to the budget and today's news should be a wake-up call to come together and end this now".
Governor Tom Wolf has warned about it for months...and now, Standard and Poor's has downgraded Pennsylvania's credit as the state's budget remains unbalanced. "We would be using a significant amount of one-time funds to balance a 2.2 billion dollar hole".
The plan, which was approved by the House last week, would have taken money from various reserve accounts in order to close a projected $2.2 billion budget gap. Their letter said further borrowing "creates an economic "moral hazard" that effectively increases the long-term risks to the commonwealth's finances" and that they were therefore "disinclined to support additional lending" to the state's General Fund.
If the General Assembly had enacted the modest personal income tax increase Governor Wolf proposed in February 2017, not only would the budget be balanced this year, but there would be nearly no carryover deficit from last year.
The credit rating agency Standard and Poor's lowered its rating on Wednesday to an "A+'". But, in July, House Republican leaders pulled out of negotiations over a revenue bill, and serious talks have yet to restart. "In light of the downgrade, we believe it would be beneficial for quick agreement and concurrence in special fund transfers to help the treasurer expedite cash flow while we work on the remainder of the budget-related bills". In statements, they said the legislature should compromise soon on a budget with stable funding.
House Republicans, however, pushed back on that concept and instead passed a revenue plan that relies heavily on what they call the $1 billion "sale" of a state "asset". Neither has a say in approving the state budget.
Eighty-one percent of Republicans approve of the way Trump has handled the presidency, compared to 17 percent who do not. The Politico/Morning Consult poll was conducted between September 14-17, by 1,994 registered American voters.
Attorney Doug Jones - on December 12. "Judge" Roy Moore is leading Luther Strange by 8 to 14 points according to various polls . The McConnell-aligned Senate Leadership Fund has provided his campaign with millions of dollars in ads.
Despite the issues surrounding her sexuality and their romantic relationship, King reaffirms, "we were very much in it together". Riggs' gambling, meanwhile, has strained his marriage and left his wealthy wife (Elisabeth Shue) at her wits end.
Additionally, numerous new iOS features are geared towards the iPad, and making it more of a laptop replacement. It's done by going to the Settings app, rather than the control centre itself, and heading to the right option.
Seagate is offering its 1TB External Hard Drive at a discounted price of Rs 3,999 against Its original listing of Rs 7,999. Micromax's 43-inches LED TV is now being sold at a discount of 44%, bringing the price down to Rs 18,991 from Rs 23,999.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was confronted by pro-immigration protesters in her hometown of San Francisco Monday morning. We have said to everyone - be very careful, report to us any deportations because they are telling us they are not happening.
In August, North Korea conducted an underground nuclear explosion that the North claimed to have been a hydrogen bomb . He previously said the idea should be "deeply considered" by the allies, inflaming already-heated debate on the issue.
At least two Pakistani infiltrators were killed after BSF troops foiled infiltration bid across the worldwide border in Amritsar. Border Security Force (BSF) said it foiled an armed infiltration bid near Ajnala along Pakistan border early on Wednesday.
It appears that KD has "burner social media accounts" where he tweets support for himself anonymously when he's heckled. So of course Embiid took the opportunity to troll Kevin Durant about his recent twitter folly.
North Korea's mission to the United Nations did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Trump's remarks. In it, Trump wears a red "Make America Great Again" hat and tees off on a golf green.
LaMotta gained fame with a new generation because of the 1980 film based loosely on his autobiography from a decade earlier. In 1980, he became the inspiration for Robert De Niro's Oscar-winning performance in Martin Scorsese's epic Raging Bull .
The Hammers parted with a reported figure of £25m when they bought the Austrian from Stoke City in the January transfer window. The West Ham boss picks Adrian in goal, while Sam Byram is handed a start at right-back. " Tottenham is a very good team".
SEC reveals hack, possibility info was used for trading
It discovered the hack a year ago , but says that it wasn't until August 2017 that it noticed additional effects of the hack. EDGAR contained a hole in its test filing system that was exploited by hackers to gain access to nonpublic information.
Harworth Group PLC (HWG) Announces GBX 0.25 Dividend
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