Pa. Judiciary Says $308M Budget Allocation Falls Short

Law360, Philadelphia (February 20, 2013, 4:04 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania judiciary will struggle to cover salary commitments and pension contributions if it doesn't get $25 million above the $308.2 million the governor has recommended to fund the court system in the 2014 fiscal year, Supreme Court Justice Thomas Saylor told state lawmakers Wednesday.

Justice Saylor represented the judiciary along with Justice Max Baer in the two-hour hearing in front of the House Appropriations Committee, which is meeting over the next two weeks to discuss Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year....
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