Stories tagged: "Pennsylvania Budget"


Traffic going eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike proceeds through the electronic toll booths in Cranberry Township, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. More than $104 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls went uncollected last year as the agency fully converted to all-electronic tolling. Turnpike records show the millions of motorists who don’t use E-ZPass have a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license plate reader system. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Free Rides Take $104M toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike Finances

An internal turnpike report showed nearly 11 million out of the total of about 170 million turnpike rides generated no revenue for the agency in the fiscal year that ended May 31.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf adjusts his face mask to protect against COVID-19 during a news conference in Harrisburg in November 2020. (AP File Photo/Julio Cortez)
Gov. Wolf Seeks Big Increase in School Funding, Tax Increase

Gov. Tom Wolf will propose a sweeping new plan to dramatically boost funding for public schools, to be supported by an increase in the state's personal income tax rate.

A snow plow drives across a road in a heavy snowfall in Morrisville, Pa., early Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Much of Pennsylvania got socked Tuesday with another snowstorm that closed schools, delayed flights and made travel difficult through parts of the state. The governor's budget address was among the events postponed. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Snowfall Postpones Wolf’s Budget Address a Day

Gov. Tom Wolf will move his annual budget address to Wednesday, amid a snowstorm that was prompting restrictions on highways across Pennsylvania.