Budget Bill Progresses

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The Pennsylvania state House has passed a key bill in the deficit-patch being crafted to complete the $32.0 billion 2017-18 state budget.

The so-called fiscal code, often characterized as the operator’s manual to the state budget because it sets parameters for disbursement of certain appropriations, passed Tuesday on a 109-75 vote.

House passage came on a bipartisan vote, with 67 Democrats and 42 Republicans voting yes.

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