Pa. Court Officials Question Corbett's $317M Spending Plan

Law360, Philadelphia (February 10, 2014, 6:03 PM EST) -- Continued budget shortfalls could jeopardize plans by Pennsylvania's judicial system to computerize civil filings in county common pleas courts, officials said Monday during a legislative hearing on Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed $317.4 million spending plan for the judiciary.

Zygmont Pines, administrator of the state's judicial system, told a state legislative committee that cash for a series of computerization projects was being drawn from a dwindling pool of reserve funds, and that continued reliance on the money could put future plans — including efforts to make civil...
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