A Look at the Bridge Budget Signed by the Governor


Governor Ed Rendell signed Senate Bill 850 into law, providing a ‰”bridge‰” budget for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This Budget Analysis concludes that Rendell’s Bill provides necessary funding to ensure state employees receive paychecks and that health care services are still provided for vulnerable Pennsylvanians. However, much remains to be negotiated between the legislative caucuses and the Governor, including: