Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said on Monday that he would not for the moment sign a $29.1 billion budget enacted by the legislature because lawmakers had failed to include pension reform. ... more 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said on Monday that he would not for the moment sign a $29.1 billion budget enacted by the legislature because lawmakers had failed to include pension reform. Corbett, a Republican with sagging poll ratings who is up for re-election this year, wants to push new state employees onto a so-called "hybrid" pension plan.Corbett said in a statement, "The budget I received tonight makes significant investments in our common priorities of education, jobs and human services. It leaves pensions, one of the largest expenses to thecommonwealth and our school districts, on the table." less 
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Tue, Jul 1, 2014 9:51 AM EDT